Joe Cook is a sports aficionado and the chief editor of 1-3-1 Sports. His main focus in writing is on men’s college basketball and bracketology, where he has been very successful in accurately predicting the field (Bracketologist Rankings). Joe is also an avid fan of football, baseball, golf, soccer, and tennis. He is an alumnus of the University of Michigan, where he received a degree in Actuarial Mathematics & Mathematics of Finance and Risk Management. Joe has used this degree to pursue a career as a full-time actuary, but also uses some of the skills he developed to perform quantitative analyses on college basketball and fantasy football. In his free time, Joe enjoys many rounds of golf, pick-up games of basketball, and weightlifting.

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