The results of the latest Courier Publications/VillageSoup poll are in, and by a small majority, voters disagree with Skowhegan High School changing its mascot from the Indians.

Among 1,506 responses, 50 percent of voters voted "no" when asked if they believe in the Skowhegan school board's decision to change the mascot, while 49 percent approved. One percent was undecided.

This week, the sports staff unveils a new poll, with the start of the NCAA men's basketball tournament we ask which team will win the national championship.

Click here to vote in latest poll.

Choices for this poll include the four No. 1 seeds, Duke, North Carolina, Gonzaga and Virginia, or you can vote for "the field," which represents the other 60 teams in the tournament.

The first round of the tournament began on Thursday, March 21, and wraps on Friday, March 22. The round of 32 runs through the weekend — Saturday and Sunday, March 23- 24.

The remaining teams will have a few days off before the Sweet 16 begins with four games on Thursday, March 28, and the remaining four games on Friday, March 29.

The Elite 8 will be on Saturday, March 30, and Sunday, March 31, with two games each day, with the Final Four the following Saturday, April 6.

The national champion will be crowned on Monday, April 8.

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