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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

PC Health-Care NCAA Calcutta raises $4700


March 27, 2019

Pierre Bibbs

Auctioneer Darrell Carney takes bids during the 10th Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament Calcutta at the Lucky Bullet on Tuesday, March 19.

The Phillips County Health-Care Foundation auctioned teams for the 10th Annual Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament Calcutta on Tuesday, March 19.

Over a dozen bidders bid a total of $23,475 on the 64 basketball teams in this year's NCAA Men's Basketball tournament bracket.

Ten percent or $2,347.50 will go back to the Health-Care Foundation, while bidders who had winning teams will hope to win back their bids and much more of the 90% (or $21,127.50) awarded in payouts. Winners of the first round were awarded $85. The further into the tournament a team goes, the more money the bidder will be awa...

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