NCAA Basketball March is Madness

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  1. Alu

    Alu Alu sucks Super Moderator Premium Member

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    How am I supposed to be productive at work? I'm in charge of making sure we have at least one game streaming at all times when there's a chance for it...I'm also in charge of running the brackets and currently have a cash register of a locked desk going on.

    Not complaining, this month is awesome.

    Hoping that Notre Dame comes away with this one and finishes of a disastrous day for the Big East. ALso it helps that I have them in my Elite 8...


    You guys still alive with yours? I'm down one Final 4 team, but have both my championship teams left as of today.
     
  2. Alu

    Alu Alu sucks Super Moderator Premium Member

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    Wow what a block right there. Dear lord I love this tournament.
     
  3. Quagmire

    Quagmire UofL Cardinals, NY Yankees, NY Giants Premium Member

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    So far I have all final four teams and 6 elite 8 teams.

    I'm just hoping UK doesn't win it. Can't imagine how much more insufferable some of their fans would be if they won it all.
     
  4. Fool's Requiem

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    I didn't fill one out when I found out that Warren Buffet wasn't going to offer his 1 billion dollar prize for the perfect bracket this year because of some dispute.

    If I had, I would have had Kansas losing in the first round (they didn't) and UK going all the way. It's unlikely I would have had NC State beating Nova.

    There's no way UCLA makes it out of the Sweet Sixteen.
    You mean, like Ashley Judd?
     
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    Quagmire UofL Cardinals, NY Yankees, NY Giants Premium Member

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    I'm not overly shocked that NC State beat Nova, I did have Nova in my elite 8, but they flame out a lot in tournaments and NC State is too inconsistent for me to have picked

    UCLA not only shouldn't have been in the tournament, shouldn't have even beaten SMU, that was a bogus goal-tending call It was an air ball
     
  6. Alu

    Alu Alu sucks Super Moderator Premium Member

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    I seriously do not want Kentucky to win it all. I unfortunately chose them to do just that though.

    I'm rooting for UCLA until my bracket is no more screwed than anyone else's in that region. Then they can go get destroyed.
     
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    Quagmire UofL Cardinals, NY Yankees, NY Giants Premium Member

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    I chose them too, I did pick to win, so either they win and my bracket is better or they lose and I still win.
     
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  8. Alu

    Alu Alu sucks Super Moderator Premium Member

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    I should have done what my coworker did. His email to me when he signed up

     
  9. Quagmire

    Quagmire UofL Cardinals, NY Yankees, NY Giants Premium Member

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    I'm not sure if I should root for Kansas or Wichita St, I don't like KU, but despite them getting killed by UK earlier this year, I feel KU would have a better chance at beating UK than Wichita St
     
  10. Alu

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    Definitely agreed there...though you never know. Wichita might have it in them, and I'd definitely support them going all the way if possible.
     
  11. Quagmire

    Quagmire UofL Cardinals, NY Yankees, NY Giants Premium Member

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    What a game by Wichita, they showed some much more drive than KU.

    Despite him having a title, I've never been impressed by Bill Self as a coach
     
  12. Alu

    Alu Alu sucks Super Moderator Premium Member

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    Yeah really...but if you want to see someone who is impressive as a coach, flip on TNT and watch some Archie Miller action. Dayton's lost so many players this year and are still in a position where they can make the sweet 16.
     
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    Quagmire UofL Cardinals, NY Yankees, NY Giants Premium Member

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    Yeah, it is only a matter of time before he gets a big job...perhaps if IU fires Crean
     
  14. Alu

    Alu Alu sucks Super Moderator Premium Member

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    As a big A10 guy, it saddens me that this is accurate. But the Miller family is a great coaching family. The Hurleys ain't so bad either.
     
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    Quagmire UofL Cardinals, NY Yankees, NY Giants Premium Member

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    All I got to say is thank you Wisconsin
     
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    There's no reason to follow the tournament anymore now that UK is down.
     
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    Quagmire UofL Cardinals, NY Yankees, NY Giants Premium Member

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    I'll now watch the title game since UK isn't in it. I'm a basketball fan, so I gotta watch, I'll be rooting for Wisconsin, though I really dont hate Duke like most people.
     
  18. Alu

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    What are you talking about? Everyone always love to root against Duke!


    Also I am so happy that Kentucky is gone. Oh so happy.
     
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    It would indeed be pretty epic and awesome if Wisconsin takes out Duke after beating Kentucky.
     
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    Lol that would be a reason to watch the tournament
     
  21. Fool's Requiem

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    Right... watching Duke, a team who is always in the final four, play Wisconsin is so much better than seeing if a team can make history by going 40-0. Yup, makes sense.
     
  22. Alu

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    Do you actually like Kentucky? I'd rather not have them winning championships.

    I'm rooting for Wisconsin because Bo Ryan is a great coach and deserves to taste a title. I also don't want Duke winning any championships. Kentucky vs. Duke as a Championship game would have annoyed me to no end.
     
  23. Fool's Requiem

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    I don't give two shits about the team. I'm just saying that a team going 40-0 is much more interesting than anything else in the tournament this year. Them losing deems this tournament completely irrelevant to me. I have no stake in Wisconsin or Duke and I really doubt many others do either outside of Wisconsin and North Carolina.
    Most people either wanted to see Kentucky go 40-0 or see them fail miserably. Now that they've lost, interest will wain.
    Personally, I would have preferred them lose to Notre Dame or Wichita State (revenge match from last season as Kentucky spoiled Wichita State's undefeated run) as opposed to Wisconsin.
     
  24. Alu

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    Well that's fair for your case. But for many of us we just love the tournament and will watch no matter who is there in the end. The fact that there's a team I can root for left that's not one that's usually there makes it all the better for me.
     
  25. Quagmire

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    It was a good game, at least the first half. I feel the second half was called heavily in Duke's favor, so it leaves a bit of a sour taste in my mouth