From NBC's Domenico Montanaro
President Obama, who like many (including two First Read writers), picked the University North Carolina to win the NCAA tournament, called Tar Heels coach Roy Williams last night to congratulate the team.
Here's the readout on the call, according to the White House:
"The President offered Coach Williams his congratulations and thanked him and his team for vindicating him in front of the entire country. The President told him he'd done a great job and asked the Coach to tell the players how proud he was of them and that he looked forward to seeing them at the White House soon."
Obama may have picked the popular Tar Heels to win the championship, but got just one of the Final Four correct. (Though, in the Midwest bracket, Louisville turned out to be a safer pick than, say, Wake Forest. Eh hem.)