Obama filled out an NCAA tournament bracket for ESPN for the fourth straight year. On the women's side, he selected Baylor, St. John's, Connecticut and Notre Dame to advance.
A noted basketball fan, Obama is taking British Prime Minister David Cameron to the men's tournament's first game Tuesday night in Dayton, Ohio.
ESPN will reveal his full men's bracket Wednesday morning.
Kentucky and North Carolina are No. 1 seeds, while Missouri and Ohio State are seeded second in their regions. Baylor, UConn and Notre Dame are top seeds, with St. John's a No. 3 seed.