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And The 2014 TVNewser Bracket Challenge Winner is…

MyersThe Connecticut Huskies are champions of the NCAA men’s basketball world, and the TVNewser bracket challenge trophy goes to CNN meteorologist Chad Myers.

Myers squeaked out the championship victory, beating Fox News’ copy editor Martin Hill, 77 to 76.

“I’m speechless,” Myers tells TVNewser about his first bracket challenge title. “This is the proudest moment in my weather career. 43 correct and 20 wrong. That’s some kind of forecasting record. Going to Zabar’s for a bagel!”

NBC’s Bill Karins, NBC’s Betsy Fischer, and CNBC’s Todd Bonin rounded out the top five. Fox News’ Steve Doocy, CBS’ Norah O’Donnell, and CNN’s Rob Kirkpatrick ranked at the bottom of the standings. Our challenge featured 42 of TV news’ biggest on-air and behind-the-scenes names.

The final standings after the jump.

Jordan Chariton

Rank Name Score Champ (Final score)
1 Chad Myers 77 Florida (100)
2 Martin Hill 76 Michigan St. (141)
3 Bill Karins 72 Virginia (133)
4 Betsy Fischer
72 Michigan St. (144)
5 Todd Bonin
71 Duke (139)
6 Brian Steel
71 Florida (150)
7 Dominic Chu 70 Florida (129)
8 Carol Costello 70 Florida (97)
9 Tyler Mathisen 70 Louisville (152)
10 Steve Friedman 70 Michigan St. (63-59)
11 Rich Edson 70 Florida (170)
12 Joe Kernen 69 Florida (135)
13 Ty West 69 Florida (153)
14 Gio Benitez 69 Michigan St. (155)
15 Matt Miller 69 Florida (159)
16 Brooke Baldwin 68 Michigan St. (132)
16 Don Lemon 68 Florida (96)
18 Brian Sullivan 66 Florida (153)
19 Carl Leibowitz 64 Florida (144)
20 Erin McPike 64 Wichita St. (157)
21 Rick Leventhal 63 Florida (80-74)
22 Martha MacCallum 62 Villanova (120)
23 Sandy Cannold 62 Florida (134)
24 Gary Schreier 62 Florida (138)
25 Matt Quayle 62 Wichita St. (140)
26 Greg Bracco 62 Florida (78)
27 Touré
62 Michigan St. (63-58)
28 Shannan Siemens 60 Louisville (123)
29 Janelle Rodriguez 60 Michigan St. (85)
30 Joe Johns 60 Louisville (72-68)
31 Becky Quick 59 Florida (129)
32 Rick Klein 59 Michigan St. (66-59)
33 Jake Novak 59 Lousiville (171)
34 Jordan Chariton 58 Michigan St. (118)
35 Greg Hand
58 Florida(129)
36 Chris Licht
55 Florida (123)
37 Paul McNamara
55 Wichita St. (141)
38 Steve Kornacki
54 Florida (147)
39 Bill Wolff
53 Florida (140)
40 Steve Doocy
50 Villanova (181)
41 Norah O’Donnell
49 North Carolina (84-79)
42 Rob Kirkpatrick
48 UL-Lafayette (141)
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