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Who’s your pick: Businesses give their March Madness predictions

For the next three weeks, readers will get a chance to see which Demopolis business knows the most about college basketball. Then again, this might become a competition of which business has the most luck.

As March Madness unwinds and the field of 64 narrows to a national champion, local businesses have picked who they think will finish in the Elite 8, the Final 4, the championship game, and who will win the whole thing (and the score as a tie-breaker).

Listed below is each business participating in the contest and who they picked:

Timberline Homes

Elite 8: (St. Louis Regional) Kentucky, Georgia Tech; (E. Rutherford Regional) Florida, Pittsburgh; (Atlanta Regional) Duke, Mississippi State; (Phoenix Regional) Maryland, Connecticut

Final 4: Kentucky, Pittsburgh, Duke and Connecticut

Championship Game: Pittsburgh and Connecticut

Champion: Connecticut (86-82)

Ravine Golf Course

Elite 8: (St. Louis Regional) Kentucky, Georgia Tech; (E. Rutherford Regional) Wake Forest, Pittsburgh; (Atlanta Regional) Cincinnati, Texas; (Phoenix Regional) Stanford, Vanderbilt

Final 4: Georgia Tech, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Stanford

Championship Game: Georgia Tech and Stanford

Champion: Stanford (74-68)

Elite 8: (St. Louis Regional) Kansas, Georgia Tech; (E. Rutherford Regional) St. Joseph’s, Pittsburgh; (Atlanta Regional) Duke, Mississippi State; (Phoenix Regional) Stanford, Connecticut

Final Four: Kansas, Pittsburgh, Duke and Stanford

Championship Game: Kansas and Duke

Champion: Kansas (83-79)

New York Life

Elite 8: (St. Louis Regional) Kentucky, Georgia Tech; (E. Rutherford Regional) Wake Forest, Pittsburgh; (Atlanta Regional) Duke, Louisville; (Phoenix Regional) Alabama, Vanderbilt

Final Four: Kentucky, Wake Forest, Duke and Alabama

Championship Game: Kentucky and Duke

Champion: Duke (73-68)

Carpets by Miller

Elite 8: (St. Louis Regional) Kentucky, Georgia Tech; (E. Rutherford Regional) Florida, Oklahoma St.; (Atlanta Regional) Duke, Mississippi State; (Phoenix Regional) Stanford, N.C. State

Final Four: Kentucky, Oklahoma State, Duke and Stanford

Championship Game: Kentucky and Stanford

Champion: Kentucky (86-78)

Omni Sports

Elite 8: (St. Louis Regional) Kentucky, Georgia Tech; (E. Rutherford Regional) Wake Forest, Oklahoma State; (Atlanta Regional) Duke, Texas; (Phoenix Regional) Maryland, Connecticut

Final Four: Kentucky, Oklahoma State, Duke, Stanford

Championship Game: Kentucky and Duke

Champion: Duke (85-78)

Colony Office Products

Elite 8: (St. Louis Regional) Kentucky, Georgia Tech; (E. Rutherford Regional) Texas Tech, Pittsburgh; (Atlanta Regional) Duke, Mississippi State; (Phoenix Regional) Alabama, Connecticut

Final Four: Georgia Tech, Texas Tech, Duke, Connecticut

Championship Game: Georgia Tech and Connecticut

Champion: Connecticut (69-68)

Holiday Cleaners

Elite 8: (St. Louis Regional) Kentucky, Georgia Tech; (E. Rutherford Regional) St. Joseph’s, Oklahoma State; (Atlanta Regional) Duke, Xavier; (Phoenix Regional) Stanford, Connecticut

Final Four: Georgia Tech, Oklahoma State, Duke, Stanford

Championship Game: Oklahoma State and Duke

Champion: Duke (83-77)