Obama was looking to rebound from years of mediocre picks and this year's bracket, which he described as "unimaginative," didn't deliver.
Obama didn't put much faith in UConn, predicting they'd wash out in the second round. He anticipated the same fate for Kentucky.
"It's been awhile since I won my pool," Obama said on ESPN this month while announcing his picks.
He's going to have to wait another year.