Welcome to Fortinet's Nothing but Fortinet "Bracketology" event. Your access to premier college basketball analysts, Jay Bilas, Joe Lunardi, and Kenny Smith and the possibility to win $100,000 in our 'winner takes all' basketball 2021 tournament bracket.
As a leading network technology provider ourselves, we appreciate the importance of hearing directly from the experts. That’s why we have lined up a series of Fortinet tracks granting you access to the ‘inside scoop’ on the top 64 college teams participating in this year’s bracket.
American College Basketball Analyst
Bracketology with Jay Bilas
Jay Bilas is one of the leading figures in the field of media. He currently serves as a college basketball analyst for ESPN. He was likewise a former NCAA Tournament Announcer with CBS Sports as well as a former college basketball player who played for Duke University. Besides, he also tied his hands in national television commercials and the feature-length movie like Come in Peace.
Jay Bilas' career has been a successful one and it is all because of his immense talent and dedication. He was a very successful basketball as he has an average 23.5 points which are impressive for an attacker. He also had an amazing 13.5 rebounds per game and these stats prove what a great player he was. He was a hard working person from his earlier days.
Bailas went to college in the year 1986 in order to get a graduate degree and succeeded. He graduated in Political Science and this degree helped him a lot in his late days. He has been a great coach as well as he coached at Duke from the year 1990 to the year 1992. He has been a great commentator as well as he worked for the huge ESPN from the year 1995. Bilas has been a great lawyer as well and some people might be surprised to know how talented this person is. His most amazing and most popular case includes Lyons Partnership V. Morris Costumes, Inc.
Sweet 16 with Joe Lunardi
Joe Lunardi is the resident Bracketologist for ESPN. He invented Bracketology and has been projecting the NCAA Tournament field for ESPN.com since its inception. Each year, Lunardi breaks down the Tournament hopefuls, provides year-round team analysis, and offers real-time, in-season bracket updates of potential seedings and pairings.
His frequent appearances from the “Bracket Bunker” have become a staple of college basketball telecasts across ESPN networks.
Prior to joining ESPN full-time, Lunardi spent more than 30 years as head of communications and marketing for his alma mater, Saint Joseph’s University. Lunardi was raised on Saint Joseph’s and Philadelphia Big 5 basketball, writing for the Philadelphia Bulletin and Delaware County (Pa.) Daily Times before becoming a long-time editor with the Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook.
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Final Four with Kenny Smith
Kenny “The Jet” Smith is a former NBA player and current commentator on the Emmy award winning show Inside the NBA on TNT. Smith also works as an analyst for CBS during March Madness.
The Jet’s career was launched at the University of North Carolina where he was named a consensus All-American in his senior season. His NBA career was just as exceptional. Smith was 2x NBA champion, as well as a1988 All-Rookie team member. In his storied career career “The Jet” accumulated 9,397 points, 1,454 rebounds, and 4,073 assists. He also won gold at the FIBA World Championship with team USA.
Earlier in his broadcasting career, Smith worked as an analyst for MSG Network’s broadcasts of New York Knicks games from 2005-2008. In 2015 Kenny and his family appeared on their own show called The Smiths. Smith recently launched the Jet Academy which provides a virtual online basketball camp experience for kids.