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Broncoholic3233
03-21-2013, 02:49 PM
Rather than clutter up the NCAA thread, discuss march madness games here.


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Heart breaker for Davidson right there. Props to Marquette though.

Yakka27
03-21-2013, 03:01 PM
There is no college I hate more than Marquette, no I won't even give them that... they are just a basketball school.

I get sick to my stomach, any time that team wins. What a choke job.

TheSheriff
03-21-2013, 03:06 PM
Not very exciting so far (although I thought Davidson was really gonna do it so that was entertaining), and no upsets yet!
But the Zags might be going down, and Oregon seems to be in full control, so hopefully the upsets start pouring in now...

Broncoholic3233
03-21-2013, 04:04 PM
Oregon is going to win, but I'd hardly call it an upset....Oregon just got shafted...they definitely didn't deserve a 12 seed.

Broncoholic3233
03-21-2013, 06:36 PM
Let's Go Rams!!!!

The Experience
03-21-2013, 08:45 PM
Way to go CSU!!!!!!

Take That Frank Haith you freakin' scumbag!

Broncoholic3233
03-21-2013, 08:53 PM
Hell yeah Rammies!!!

MWC better send us some gift baskets

DenverBlood
03-21-2013, 09:23 PM
So if not for the Rams it would be another complete choke job by the MWC.

New Mexico just smashed my bracket to the final four. Thank god that one isn't a money bracket.

PAC -12 showing up this year. Nervous about CU tomorrow though.

Harvard the only real upset.

Two 12's that are PAC-12 hardly count. Especially Oregon.

HurricaneDovs
03-21-2013, 09:39 PM
Southern almost made history today. Wow that was a tight game.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-22-2013, 06:17 AM
Go Duke! And please csu beat louisville tomorrow

Spice 1
03-22-2013, 07:21 AM
So if not for the Rams it would be another complete choke job by the MWC.

New Mexico just smashed my bracket to the final four. Thank god that one isn't a money bracket.

PAC -12 showing up this year. Nervous about CU tomorrow though.

Harvard the only real upset.

Two 12's that are PAC-12 hardly count. Especially Oregon.

Ouch, didn't I warn you about taking New Mexico deep?


Go Duke! And please csu beat louisville tomorrow

I got faith in Duke. I don't see anybody else beating Louisville.

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 07:28 AM
Ouch, didn't I warn you about taking New Mexico deep?



I got faith in Duke. I don't see anybody else beating Louisville.

Wasn't the first major upset and won't be the last major upset this weekend.

I'm sure many others will be crying about their final four by Sunday night too.

#87Birdman
03-22-2013, 07:32 AM
Wasn't the first major upset and won't be the last major upset this weekend.

I'm sure many others will be crying about their final four by Sunday night too.

Yup my 2 brackets in money leagues I almost lost a final four team in Marquette lol, but I will lose one for sure becaues I have Iowa State in one and then Ohio state in the other lol. ANd the only reason I have Iowa State going that far is that West bracket has a lot of overrated teams, and then the others are all so inconsistent so that bracket is going to be all over the place lol.

HurricaneDovs
03-22-2013, 01:38 PM
My worst hits so far are New Mexico and UNLV. Had them both in the Sweet 16.

The west is killing my bracket. If KSU loses its going to get even worse.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-22-2013, 01:51 PM
My worst hits so far are New Mexico and UNLV. Had them both in the Sweet 16.

The west is killing my bracket. If KSU loses its going to get even worse.
Thats why I was saying zags bracket was a joke and OSU should cruise to the final 4.

It just doesnt have very many great teams in the west and that includes the #1 seed zags.

atwaterandstir
03-22-2013, 02:06 PM
Cincinnati jerseys are terrible. They look they were designed by the duck dynasty guys and a stylist from the 80s.......neon and camouflage

HurricaneDovs
03-22-2013, 02:22 PM
Thanks KSU. :rolleyes:

#87Birdman
03-22-2013, 02:24 PM
Well there goes my west lol now I need to depend on ISU lol

the0rangecrush
03-22-2013, 02:28 PM
lost 3 sweet 16s...good start

HurricaneDovs
03-22-2013, 02:33 PM
Watch IONA come out and win too. Man, would that really screw some people up.

Broncoholic JS
03-22-2013, 02:38 PM
*facepalm*

UGH CU

HurricaneDovs
03-22-2013, 03:03 PM
Well I'm perfect in the MidWest so far. It's the bottom half of the bracket where I'm being killed. I've lost 3 in the East including a Sweet 16 team. I don't even want to talk about the West. If IONA somehow beats OSU then that whole bracket is utter crap to me.

HurricaneDovs
03-22-2013, 03:08 PM
*facepalm*

UGH CU

Here they come....

58_VONDOOM_92
03-22-2013, 03:08 PM
Nice run CU!

58_VONDOOM_92
03-22-2013, 03:25 PM
Wow all illinois is doing is clanking 3's and turning the ball over

HurricaneDovs
03-22-2013, 03:35 PM
And just like that Illinois is back in the lead. Dang.

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 03:54 PM
Good lord Buffs. How do you go scoreless for 5 minutes with the game on the line?

Yakka27
03-22-2013, 04:04 PM
Watch IONA come out and win too. Man, would that really screw some people up.

I picked it! Momo Jones lets go!

HurricaneDovs
03-22-2013, 04:42 PM
I picked it! Momo Jones lets go!

Not looking good for ya so far. OSU is lighting it up.

Yakka27
03-22-2013, 04:49 PM
Not looking good for ya so far. OSU is lighting it up.

My hatred for OSU is strong, hopefully Iowa State or Notre Dame can take them down!

Lamont has been non existent!

Broncoholic JS
03-22-2013, 04:56 PM
Next year Buffs, we will get better!! Still love that basketball is relevent here in Colorado again! Very proud of my boys!! GO BUFFS!!! Very proud of you and the program these past few seasons!! Something special is happening here, just gotta be patient for the next step. With experience, hard work, and dedication it will happen!!

By far the best program here in Colorado is in Boulder!! Not hating on others, just what I feel.

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 05:06 PM
Next year Buffs, we will get better!! Still love that basketball is relevent here in Colorado again! Very proud of my boys!! GO BUFFS!!! Very proud of you and the program these past few seasons!! Something special is happening here, just gotta be patient for the next step. With experience, hard work, and dedication it will happen!!

By far the best program here in Colorado is in Boulder!! Not hating on others, just what I feel.

Couldn't agree more. Buffs are on the right track.

A little too young and inexperienced. They made a run but just nt smart enough offensively yet.

But the future is very bright since we are young. Just have to keep recruiting. Boyle needs to improve on discipline though. Too many turnovers all three seasons.

But first back to back tourney appearances in my life. It's great even if the season ended early.

Rams are good too though. Respect to them.

Never thought I would see both suck in football and turn into good basketball schools.

Broncoholic3233
03-22-2013, 05:18 PM
Georgetown is on a MAJOR upset alert

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 05:21 PM
Georgetown is on a MAJOR upset alert

It's awesome.

Games like this I root hard for my bracket to get torn up.

Love rooting for the little guys like this.

FGCU looks good. That rebound dunk was tight!!!

Broncoholic3233
03-22-2013, 05:23 PM
Sorry JS, but 'by far' is a ridiculous statement.

CSU is still playing in the tourney and crushed Mizzou. We have made it two years in a row, just like you. We have our coach of the future in Eustachy, he won't be leaving us like Miles. He's been able to do what no other coach has done.

But if you drop to us next year, after we lose all 5 starters, then you'll really see who the better basketball school is right now.

Both schools are good, but this year the better school was CSU and that shows by the tourney so far. Next year, it'll more than likely be you guys though.


Thanks DB, respect to your guys too.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-22-2013, 05:26 PM
Holy cow. Time to throw away my bracket. My final 4 team gtown is getting pounded

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 05:26 PM
Funny how UFGC can look like a legit top 10 school.

But I'm sure Sunday they'll get routed.

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 05:28 PM
Sorry JS, but 'by far' is a ridiculous statement.

CSU is still playing in the tourney and crushed Mizzou. We have made it two years in a row, just like you. We have our coach of the future in Eustachy, he won't be leaving us like Miles. He's been able to do what no other coach has done.

But if you drop to us next year, after we lose all 5 starters, then you'll really see who the better basketball school is right now.

Both schools are good, but this year the better school was CSU and that shows by the tourney so far. Next year, it'll more than likely be you guys though.


Thanks DB, respect to your guys too.

I think CU's future is brighter but I would be lying if I said I didn't think CSU was far better this year.

Buffs fought hard against a tougher opponent today but they are just way too inefficient offensively.

So Rams have all bragging rights this year.

What worries me next year is we should be better but y'all get us at home. So you could easily be better for a second straight year.

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 05:37 PM
UFGC will get tight trying to close this out.

Should get close down the stretch.

Hope they pull it out.

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 05:44 PM
Brown reminds me so much of Faried.

HurricaneDovs
03-22-2013, 05:49 PM
My hatred for OSU is strong, hopefully Iowa State or Notre Dame can take them down!

Lamont has been non existent!

I HATE OSU as well, but at the same time I couldn't pick IONA. Had to go with the better team for bracket.

I think I actually have OSU losing in the NC game to Miami (ohhhhh the revenge would be sweet), but my bracket is shot to crap so if they lost in the 2nd round I'd be happy.

Hold on FGCU.

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 05:53 PM
I HATE OSU as well, but at the same time I couldn't pick IONA. Had to go with the better team for bracket.

I think I actually have OSU losing in the NC game to Miami (ohhhhh the revenge would be sweet), but my bracket is shot to crap so if they lost in the 2nd round I'd be happy.

Hold on FGCU.

That's the spirit

When brackets go down the drain just root for the lowest seed left.

Broncoholic3233
03-22-2013, 05:54 PM
I think CU's future is brighter but I would be lying if I said I didn't think CSU was far better this year.

Buffs fought hard against a tougher opponent today but they are just way too inefficient offensively.

So Rams have all bragging rights this year.

What worries me next year is we should be better but y'all get us at home. So you could easily be better for a second straight year.

It's hard to say whose future is brighter. Right now, the immediate future would probably point to you guys, seeing as though we lose our entire starting 5 this year. However, our bench has been good, and we have some nice high recruits and injured vets coming in/back.

But, you will have most of your team returning which is always nice.

Broncoholic3233
03-22-2013, 05:55 PM
My bracket is still going very strong....but I'd still love for this upset to happen, only had GT going to sweet 16 anyways and losing to Florida.

I love the upsets.

HurricaneDovs
03-22-2013, 05:55 PM
Look at Nova crawling back into their game. Wasnt UNC up by 20something at one point?

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 05:57 PM
Look at Nova crawling back into their game. Wasnt UNC up by 20something at one point?

28-11 when I was watching. Been glued to UFCg and grown though.

Broncoholic3233
03-22-2013, 06:00 PM
OH MY GOD!!!!

wowowowow

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 06:00 PM
It's hard to say whose future is brighter. Right now, the immediate future would probably point to you guys, seeing as though we lose our entire starting 5 this year. However, our bench has been good, and we have some nice high recruits and injured vets coming in/back.

But, you will have most of your team returning which is always nice.

Well like I said I can't disrespect CSU. They are moving up.

So you never know.

The assumption is CU is young so can only get better.

But I have my worries because Boyle doesn't tend to have high scoring and discipline.

So you never know.

Quite frankly I would assume to be worried about who is better rather than if we can make NIT or not.

Broncoholic3233
03-22-2013, 06:08 PM
Wow. This game isn't over.

Broncoholic3233
03-22-2013, 06:11 PM
Now it is... WHAT A GAME!

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 06:11 PM
UFCG!!!! Yeaaaaaaaa

March Madness at its best!!!

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 06:14 PM
Lol. Big East screws us every year.

Most overrated conference

58_VONDOOM_92
03-22-2013, 06:14 PM
Love me some upsets even though my bracket is now in the trash.

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 06:15 PM
Yeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaa

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 06:16 PM
March MAdness is unbelievable.

Don't care about my bracket.

This stuff is amazing.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-22-2013, 06:19 PM
I still wished this was going to be thee year a 16 beats a 1 especially with Zags as a 1 seed.....Oh so close

DenverBlood
03-22-2013, 06:22 PM
I still wished this was going to be thee year a 16 beats a 1 especially with Zags as a 1 seed.....Oh so close


I agree but I would've put an asterisk on a mid major being the first 1 seed to lose

58_VONDOOM_92
03-22-2013, 06:29 PM
Darnit looks like UNC is going to win

Spice 1
03-22-2013, 06:36 PM
I picked it! Momo Jones lets go!

Momo would be riding the pine at OSU:coffee:

You might get your wish if Notre Dame keeps wearing these ugly ass uniforms. That Ghostbusters uniform they got is like staring at the sun through a telescope. If they win tonight, they'll probably bring them back against Ohio State.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-23-2013, 02:39 PM
Rams hanging tough

HurricaneDovs
03-23-2013, 02:42 PM
Can't give away easy turnovers like that.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-23-2013, 02:46 PM
Can't give away easy turnovers like that.

Louisville's pressure has been impressive and mix in that crowd noise its going to be real tough for CSU

HurricaneDovs
03-23-2013, 02:48 PM
CSU seems to be getting some calls today though. Maybe if they can get Louisville into foul trouble it will back off that pressure.

Broncoholic3233
03-23-2013, 02:54 PM
Getting calls? We are on the bad side of a ton of calls already. No way that was a charge on IVerson.

Gonna be hard to beat the #1 w/ the refs in their pocket.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-23-2013, 02:55 PM
Getting calls? We are on the bad side of a ton of calls already. No way that was a charge on IVerson.

Gonna be hard to beat the #1 w/ the refs in their pocket.

Yeah that charge was a terrible call

Broncoholic3233
03-23-2013, 03:00 PM
I used to think college refs were good.

These refs blow so much ass it's not even funny.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-23-2013, 03:01 PM
Wow Louisville not this good

HurricaneDovs
03-23-2013, 03:03 PM
Getting calls? We are on the bad side of a ton of calls already. No way that was a charge on IVerson.

Gonna be hard to beat the #1 w/ the refs in their pocket.

No, yeah you're right. That was terrible.

I didn't mean getting calls in that way. I'm just saying that they were getting into the bonus and maybe that would back Louisville off a bit. But yeah I agree that charge was nonsense.

Broncoholic3233
03-23-2013, 03:04 PM
Jesus we are falling apart.

This sucks...

58_VONDOOM_92
03-23-2013, 03:09 PM
Russ smith trying to be like his brother

58_VONDOOM_92
03-23-2013, 03:15 PM
slowest .5 seconds ever

Broncoholic3233
03-23-2013, 03:16 PM
They brought their own shot clock operator too. You do know you are supposed to start it right away?

Morons.

I wish bad things upon this Louisville team and that toolbag coach.

Spice 1
03-23-2013, 03:22 PM
Sucks that Colorado St. got seeded where they did. They are definitely better than that.

SoundsOfSuccess
03-23-2013, 03:36 PM
U of A beating the hell out of Harvard to this point... 23-7 10 minutes into the game..

Broncoholic3233
03-23-2013, 03:42 PM
Alright. If we can't get back into, turn up the physicality and make this L'ville team pay. Go after em, make em scared to even step out onto the court. They're a bunch of tools, so might as well be tools back.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-23-2013, 04:15 PM
well Duke will have to beat Creighton, MSU and Louisville to get to the final 4. No easy task there

Broncoholic3233
03-23-2013, 04:23 PM
As much as I love Duke....they are screwed I think...even though I picked them to win it all.

I can't see anyone getting past Louisville and their foul the hell out of you in the back court defense (which obviously they don't get called for).

God it'd be awesome if Duke just beat the hell out of them.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-23-2013, 04:59 PM
As much as I love Duke....they are screwed I think...even though I picked them to win it all.

I can't see anyone getting past Louisville and their foul the hell out of you in the back court defense (which obviously they don't get called for).

God it'd be awesome if Duke just beat the hell out of them.
Well we beat them once we can beat them again but I know it wont be easy. Louisville prides themselves off of there pressure D. Duke has 4 of there 5 starters that can handle the ball and shoot the three. If they pressure us we will get a ton of wide open looks. Cook is one of the better ball handlers in the game. It will be a good match up. Silva and smith vs cook and curry. Kelly may be the X factor in that game.

Still need to beat Creighton and MSU to even start talking about it though

Spice 1
03-23-2013, 06:00 PM
Well we beat them once we can beat them again but I know it wont be easy. Louisville prides themselves off of there pressure D. Duke has 4 of there 5 starters that can handle the ball and shoot the three. If they pressure us we will get a ton of wide open looks. Cook is one of the better ball handlers in the game. It will be a good match up. Silva and smith vs cook and curry. Kelly may be the X factor in that game.

Still need to beat Creighton and MSU to even start talking about it though

I think Duke can beat 'em again. I think Louisville is actually a simple team to game plan, it's just a matter of doing it. Louisville is really consistent, because their game is predicated on defense and athleticism. They don't have to worry about shooting the ball or running an efficient offense. When they're forced to play half court defense, they have good bigs on the interior. Also, they challenge everything at the basket. They almost never give up layups.

I want to say Duke has bigs who can do a few things. They can shoot. They can pass out of a trap, and they can score in the paint. If anyone can put a good press breaker on Louisville, and execute in the half court against them I have a feeling Duke is the team. I'd be willing to bet that if they do end up playing, Coach K tries to put their bigs in foul trouble early on. It'd be a shame if they don't meet though.

Of course, if Ohio State makes it to the Final Four, I want to see Duke and not Louisville. Truth.

Broncoholic JS
03-23-2013, 07:13 PM
Please Wichita State, rid us of Gonzaga!!! Please!!!!!

HurricaneDovs
03-23-2013, 08:01 PM
Craziness on top of madness on top of "WHAAAAAAAAAAAT?!!!" moments in this tourney.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-23-2013, 08:08 PM
Atleast my eiite 8 team in Wichita st is still alive!

58_VONDOOM_92
03-23-2013, 08:18 PM
I think Duke can beat 'em again. I think Louisville is actually a simple team to game plan, it's just a matter of doing it. Louisville is really consistent, because their game is predicated on defense and athleticism. They don't have to worry about shooting the ball or running an efficient offense. When they're forced to play half court defense, they have good bigs on the interior. Also, they challenge everything at the basket. They almost never give up layups.

I want to say Duke has bigs who can do a few things. They can shoot. They can pass out of a trap, and they can score in the paint. If anyone can put a good press breaker on Louisville, and execute in the half court against them I have a feeling Duke is the team. I'd be willing to bet that if they do end up playing, Coach K tries to put their bigs in foul trouble early on. It'd be a shame if they don't meet though.

Of course, if Ohio State makes it to the Final Four, I want to see Duke and not Louisville. Truth.
The only thing about Dukes bigs aka Kelly and mason is there not very physical and they try to shy away from contact. Thats why we struggle against bigger and more physical teams whichis why im a little nervous about the MSU game (if we get that far)

Yakka27
03-23-2013, 11:56 PM
That over the back foul call on Butler was ridiculous.

Marquette is beyond the luckiest team in the tourney. Bulldogs got screwed.

Spice 1
03-24-2013, 11:07 AM
The only thing about Dukes bigs aka Kelly and mason is there not very physical and they try to shy away from contact. Thats why we struggle against bigger and more physical teams whichis why im a little nervous about the MSU game (if we get that far)

Yeah you have to wear pads against Michigan St. They always bring it.

OSU playing pretty tight today against a talented team.

the0rangecrush
03-24-2013, 11:38 AM
Arron Craft with the win

#87Birdman
03-24-2013, 11:43 AM
Great shot by craft but he got lucky with the charge since the player was air borne already should have been blocking plus i could have sworn that ball was knocked out by OSU but great game just sad my clones came up short :(

Spice 1
03-24-2013, 11:49 AM
Great shot by craft but he got lucky with the charge since the player was air borne already should have been blocking plus i could have sworn that ball was knocked out by OSU but great game just sad my clones came up short :(

That was definitely a blocking foul. Iowa played loose the whole game, and played well enough to win it. Charles Barkley is so mad, lol. Haters will have to wait 'till Arizona. If OSU plays like that against AU, they will lose.

the0rangecrush
03-24-2013, 11:51 AM
Meh bad calls throughout the game, like the taunting flagrant in the 1st half.

#87Birdman
03-24-2013, 11:58 AM
Meh bad calls throughout the game, like the taunting flagrant in the 1st half.

Yeah reffing has been terrible every where. Just sucks when its late and the game is close. But Iowa State isnt a big name so they dont get those calls as evidence against Kansas. Just a sad way to see a game end like that. But refs didnt make that clutch shot so congrats to them. But I still think ISU did great for playing in OSU's backyard.

The Experience
03-24-2013, 12:03 PM
Hate Ohio State. ISU got screwed.

That whole region is absolute garbage.

Canes could have been #1 in that region, they are far superior to every team there.

the0rangecrush
03-24-2013, 12:07 PM
Yeah reffing has been terrible every where. Just sucks when its late and the game is close. But Iowa State isnt a big name so they dont get those calls as evidence against Kansas. Just a sad way to see a game end like that. But refs didnt make that clutch shot so congrats to them. But I still think ISU did great for playing in OSU's backyard.

Much respect for being such a great fan man CP when im off mobile

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 01:06 PM
Lets go Temple!

DenverBlood
03-24-2013, 02:03 PM
Ridiculous one sided officiating just ended Temples season.

The better team did not win this game today.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 02:05 PM
Ridiculous one sided officiating just ended Temples season.

The better team did not win this game today.

Agree. I cant stand Indiana and even though I have them going to the title game I just dont know about that anymore.

DenverBlood
03-24-2013, 02:05 PM
Miami better watch out tonight.

Big 10 has the officials in their pockets this weekend.

DenverBlood
03-24-2013, 02:07 PM
Agree. I cant stand Indiana and even though I have them going to the title game I just dont know about that anymore.

Absolutely ridiculous for a team winning the entire half to only have four fouls called for them the entire half while Indiana had about 11-12.

So many bad calls. That steal where they gave Oladipo the foul to take the lead was absurd. It was a clean steal.

HurricaneDovs
03-24-2013, 02:07 PM
Refs wouldn't let Temple keep their lead. That was crap.

HurricaneDovs
03-24-2013, 02:14 PM
Miami better watch out tonight.

Big 10 has the officials in their pockets this weekend.

Illinois - team with history in basketball, in BigTen
Miami - upstart surprise team, ACC team not named Duke or UNC

Yeeeeaaaah, we're screwed

DenverBlood
03-24-2013, 02:19 PM
Illinois - team with history in basketball, in BigTen
Miami - upstart surprise team, ACC team not named Duke or UNC

Yeeeeaaaah, we're screwed

The benefit is this seems to be like the only big 10 school not playing in their backyard.

Texas should hate big 10 teams.

Broncoholic3233
03-24-2013, 02:30 PM
I used to think college basketball officials were good. They've been beyond bad this year.

MWC had some of the worst officials I've seen this year...

L'ville had the refs in their pocket...granted we would've lost regardless...but they did shift momentum early with bad calls....

That Temple game was awful....

OSU game was awful....

Ugh. Stop deciding games refs...

DenverBlood
03-24-2013, 02:37 PM
I used to think college basketball officials were good. They've been beyond bad this year.

MWC had some of the worst officials I've seen this year...

L'ville had the refs in their pocket...granted we would've lost regardless...but they did shift momentum early with bad calls....

That Temple game was awful....

OSU game was awful....

Ugh. Stop deciding games refs...

It seems to be related to the committee always scheduling the top tier teams as close to home as possible.

Half the big 10 ( even 4 seed Michigan) were in their backyard with their home fans this weekend.

And we all know in basketball the refs are always heavily influenced by the crowd.

The upsets are ratings galore Thursday and Friday. But every year the officials get involved on Saturday and Sunday to start weeding out the lower seeds in favor of the ratings driven powerhouses.

Every now and then you get a butler , VCU to make a run.

But it's always a traditional power that wins it all.

DenverBlood
03-24-2013, 05:06 PM
Let's go UFGC. Pull off another one.

DenverBlood
03-24-2013, 05:37 PM
UFGC is fun as hell to watch play basketball.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 06:02 PM
and the rout is on

HurricaneDovs
03-24-2013, 06:09 PM
FGCU is wearing that slipper this year. And convincingly. Barring a late surge by GTown the other day they have dominated both teams they've played.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 06:11 PM
and I feel like they can give Florida a game

HurricaneDovs
03-24-2013, 06:15 PM
I think FGCU is just fearless. They don't seem to be intimidated by anyone. Not that SDSU is a super powerful team but the way they have handled both them and Georgetown.

I wouldn't be shocked to see the Eagles beat the Gators at this point.

HurricaneDovs
03-24-2013, 06:21 PM
*sigh*

White guys that can shoot 3s. :rolleyes:

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 06:27 PM
Miami will be alright. Illinois doesnt know the meaning of taking a good shot, always just chucking up contested shot from deep

HurricaneDovs
03-24-2013, 06:38 PM
How you feeling about Duke against Creighton today VonDoom?

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 06:44 PM
How you feeling about Duke against Creighton today VonDoom?
Not really sure lol im very nervous about it. Im just not sure what Duke team will show up. Will it be the team that was dominating at the beginning of the year or the team that got destroyed by Miami and lost to MD twice?

Im just hoping Kelly shows up and Curry catches on fire cause Mcdormott scares the hell out of me.

I wont be shocked if we lose put it that way

Broncoholic JS
03-24-2013, 06:47 PM
Brown looks like a Mini-Manimal!!

HurricaneDovs
03-24-2013, 06:50 PM
Not really sure lol im very nervous about it. Im just not sure what Duke team will show up. Will it be the team that was dominating at the beginning of the year or the team that got destroyed by Miami and lost to MD twice?

Im just hoping Kelly shows up and Curry catches on fire cause Mcdormott scares the hell out of me.

I wont be shocked if we lose put it that way

That's not a good start. :P

Man Big Ten fans are annoying. Some of the people on the UM-Illinois convo on ESPN are just stupid.
They always like this?

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 06:54 PM
That's not a good start. :P

Man Big Ten fans are annoying. Some of the people on the UM-Illinois convo on ESPN are just stupid.
They always like this?
everything about the big ten is idiotic

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 07:25 PM
3 ticky tack fouls on Kelly....jesus refs just let these kids play!

HurricaneDovs
03-24-2013, 07:25 PM
We just can't get anything to drop today.

HurricaneDovs
03-24-2013, 07:31 PM
We are ice freaking cold this 2nd half.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 07:41 PM
Shooting the ball terrible, in foul trouble and up six....I guess ill take it

Broncoholic JS
03-24-2013, 07:42 PM
Too bad my Buffs aren't playing against Miami right now. UGHHHH

GO DUKE!!

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 07:44 PM
Too bad my Buffs aren't playing against Miami right now. UGHHHH

GO DUKE!!

I like the last part you said!

Broncoholic JS
03-24-2013, 07:47 PM
I like the last part you said!

I have been a Duke fan for 22 years now. I hope they get their act together defensively and can start making some shots otherwise we can say goodbye to the Elite 8!

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 07:52 PM
I have been a Duke fan for 22 years now. I hope they get their act together defensively and can start making some shots otherwise we can say goodbye to the Elite 8!
Nice! did not know that. Im 28 and been a duke fan for half my life (came from Charlotte) so got attached to Duke at a young age and never looked back.

Yeah Curry, Kelly and cook been none existent. If one of them starts playing to there potential this game we should be alright but we need to all start clicking or no way we can beat MSU or Louisville.

HurricaneDovs
03-24-2013, 08:07 PM
Shane! Huge 3!

Yakka27
03-24-2013, 08:16 PM
Funny how it ends up being Miami getting bailed out. That was out of bounds on the Hurricanes, should have been Illinois ball.

HurricaneDovs
03-24-2013, 08:17 PM
Ohhhhh man, that was a fight. All you have to do is win though.

Moving on and lets get after it against Marquette.

HurricaneDovs
03-24-2013, 08:19 PM
Funny how it ends up being Miami getting bailed out. That was out of bounds on the Hurricanes, should have been Illinois ball.

Yeah, I'll even agree that it really looked like it was out on Kadji. But still there was a lot of game to play.

The Experience
03-24-2013, 08:20 PM
Funny how it ends up being Miami getting bailed out. That was out of bounds on the Hurricanes, should have been Illinois ball.

Well, Illinois got plenty of calls on in their favor so it evens out

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 08:26 PM
I have never seen a game with so many foul calls. Duke has 3 players with 4 fouls and creighton has 4 with 3 fouls. Like every possession there is a foul call. There is no flow to the game. Refs just let these kids play for god sakes!

58_VONDOOM_92
03-24-2013, 09:18 PM
Survive and advance!

Spice 1
03-24-2013, 09:42 PM
Always Crying and Complaining (ACC). Seriously, guys.

Yakka27
03-25-2013, 08:18 AM
I have never seen a game with so many foul calls. Duke has 3 players with 4 fouls and creighton has 4 with 3 fouls. Like every possession there is a foul call. There is no flow to the game. Refs just let these kids play for god sakes!

Yeah that game was hard to watch... but hey! nobody said it had to be pretty!

Yakka27
03-25-2013, 10:11 AM
Gophers fire Tubby Smith, as a Badger fan this is sad to see.

Spice 1
03-25-2013, 10:29 AM
Gophers fire Tubby Smith, as a Badger fan this is sad to see.

Yeah, wth? I wonder what exactly they expected him to do with that program? I hope the Florida game didn't whey in on the decision. Not only does Billy Donovan have a better all around team, but Donovan might be the best coach out there right now.

Yakka27
03-25-2013, 10:36 AM
Yeah, wth? I wonder what exactly they expected him to do with that program? I hope the Florida game didn't whey in on the decision. Not only does Billy Donovan have a better all around team, but Donovan might be the best coach out there right now.

Tubby was no good at Minnesota. I don't think he ever finished above .500 in the B1G.

Had his team up to #8 in the country, then probably should have missed the tourney. Got a lucky break with UCLA missing their second best player.

Spice 1
03-25-2013, 10:43 AM
Tubby was no good at Minnesota. I don't think he ever finished above .500 in the B1G.

Had his team up to #8 in the country, then probably should have missed the tourney. Got a lucky break with UCLA missing their second best player.

We'll have to agree to disagree on that. .500 in the B1G isn't bad considering what he's working with. Given what Illinois was able to accomplish, we could make a case for Iowa too. Maybe your right though. It could be time for him to move on from coaching all together.

HurricaneDovs
03-28-2013, 12:03 AM
They're talking about the possibility of an all Big Ten Final Four.

Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan that would really suck. It'd be like when we had LSU vs Bama in the Nat'l Championship. That conference's fans would never shut up.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-28-2013, 05:58 AM
They're talking about the possibility of an all Big Ten Final Four.

Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan that would really suck. It'd be like when we had LSU vs Bama in the Nat'l Championship. That conference's fans would never shut up.
Still possible but very unlikely. Yes though that would suck.

I would probably not watch the final 4 if it happens.

Spice 1
03-28-2013, 08:14 AM
My Ohio State vs Michigan national championship is still alive...at least for a few more hours. It would suck for you guys, but on the other hand, Duke vs Miami is a more likely outcome. Makes the tourney just a little more interesting doesn't it?

InElwayWeTrust
03-28-2013, 08:44 AM
My bracket has actually done pretty well this year. I struggled early but I'm set up well for a strong finish.

-I have both of my champ game teams left (Louisville vs Miami)
-I have 4/4 final four (Louisville, Ohio St, Michigan, Miami)
-I have 7/8 Elite eight (only missed on Wisconsin)

And best of all... I picked Florida Gulf Coast in my sweet 16.. :D

58_VONDOOM_92
03-28-2013, 10:14 AM
My bracket has actually done pretty well this year. I struggled early but I'm set up well for a strong finish.

-I have both of my champ game teams left (Louisville vs Miami)
-I have 4/4 final four (Louisville, Ohio St, Michigan, Miami)
-I have 7/8 Elite eight (only missed on Wisconsin)

And best of all... I picked Florida Gulf Coast in my sweet 16.. :D
Wow good job. That could be the million dollar winner!

HurricaneDovs
03-28-2013, 12:48 PM
My bracket has actually done pretty well this year. I struggled early but I'm set up well for a strong finish.

-I have both of my champ game teams left (Louisville vs Miami)
-I have 4/4 final four (Louisville, Ohio St, Michigan, Miami)
-I have 7/8 Elite eight (only missed on Wisconsin)

And best of all... I picked Florida Gulf Coast in my sweet 16.. :D

Dang! Nice call.

What made you go with FGCU?

DenverBlood
03-28-2013, 12:56 PM
Dang! Nice call.

What made you go with FGCU?

Maybe it had something to do with the good game against Duke and they actually beat Miami.

DenverBlood
03-28-2013, 12:59 PM
They're talking about the possibility of an all Big Ten Final Four.

Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan that would really suck. It'd be like when we had LSU vs Bama in the Nat'l Championship. That conference's fans would never shut up.

Won't happen. They all are good enough to move on but 1 of them will slip up somewhere.

Ohio st. I would say is the only one with a great shot to even move on from the Sweet 16.

I think MIchigan loses in the sweet 16. Indiana could lose in the sweet 16 but definitely could lose in the elite 8. But I think they would be my next most likely pick out of the Big 10.

And as much as I hate Duke I think Michigan st. is most likely to not even pass the sweet 16. And even if they do I think as of today it's a low % change they get past both Duke and Lousiville. Assuming Louisville beats Oregon.

HurricaneDovs
03-28-2013, 04:11 PM
*deeeeeeeep breath*

History could be made for The U tonight. I hope we come out to play and stay aggressive.

HurricaneDovs
03-28-2013, 04:54 PM
Great start Miami. We cannot buy a friggin shot.

DenverBlood
03-28-2013, 05:33 PM
Who let the Buffs offense show up with Miami uniforms tonight?

Where is the #2 seed Miami that won duel ACC titles?

the0rangecrush
03-28-2013, 05:35 PM
My bracket...

HurricaneDovs
03-28-2013, 05:43 PM
Well that's it. I don't see how we can come back if we cannot make one single stop.

InElwayWeTrust
03-28-2013, 05:47 PM
Dang! Nice call.

What made you go with FGCU?


I watched the games vs Duke and Miami. And I watched almost all of their conference tournament and just love the way the team plays. Also I don't trust Georgetown and despise SDSU, sooooo... :D

BTW my bracket isn't looking as good as it did yesterday with Miami and Ohio State losing currently. :sad:

canadiansbronco
03-28-2013, 06:08 PM
damn, miami cant buy a 3...

HurricaneDovs
03-28-2013, 06:55 PM
Well we had a great year. ACC regular season and tourney champs for the 1st time, plus the first team to slap around both Duke and UNC by 25+. Haha.

Awesome job Canes and hopefully this is something we'll be able to build on and Coach L can turn us into a perrenial ACC and Tourney contender.

GO CANES!!!

DenverBlood
03-28-2013, 07:04 PM
Man I hate the Buckeyes.

Clutch but a team of luck.

I'm going to be sick of hearing how they are a team of destiny till the final four.

Spice 1
03-28-2013, 07:17 PM
Well we had a great year. ACC regular season and tourney champs for the 1st time, plus the first team to slap around both Duke and UNC by 25+. Haha.

Awesome job Canes and hopefully this is something we'll be able to build on and Coach L can turn us into a perrenial ACC and Tourney contender.

GO CANES!!!

Catastrophic end to a great season by the Canes. Like you said. Something to build on. I had them losing to Indiana, but when the 'Cuse locks in with that triangle and two, they're nasty. Larkin is going to be a good player. Future is bright.

I didn't watch the whole game, but I noticed Marquette took advantage of the fact that the big boy was out. That, and they gameplanned for Larkin big time. Miami was running the high ball screen and slip, and Marquette was staying up top and letting the interior guys pick up the screener. Gave Miami wide open jumpers. They just didn't hit.


Man I hate the Buckeyes.

Clutch but a team of luck.

I'm going to be sick of hearing how they are a team of destiny till the final four.

Yes. Keep on hatin. Feed the machine.

SoundsOfSuccess
03-28-2013, 07:19 PM
Every year it seems like one team gets luckier than others and catches a break or two, but this is a bit wild. OSU has now won two games by virtue of Refs.

Spice 1
03-28-2013, 07:21 PM
Every year it seems like one team gets luckier than others and catches a break or two, but this is a bit wild. OSU has now won two games by virtue of Refs.

lmao. Charles Barkley and SoundsOfSuccess are FURIOUS!

SoundsOfSuccess
03-28-2013, 07:31 PM
lmao. Charles Barkley and SoundsOfSuccess are FURIOUS!

Oh yeah, smoke coming out of my ears and the whole 9 yards.

Thank goodness I was able to handle my anger and refrain from punching a wall! That would've been bad!

Spice 1
03-28-2013, 07:50 PM
Oh yeah, smoke coming out of my ears and the whole 9 yards.

Thank goodness I was able to handle my anger and refrain from punching a wall! That would've been bad!

Oh, thank goodness. You could have broken your hand or something.

Yakka27
03-28-2013, 07:53 PM
Every year it seems like one team gets luckier than others and catches a break or two, but this is a bit wild. OSU has now won two games by virtue of Refs.

I second this... Aaron Craft is babied by the officials. It's unbelievable how much hackin he gets away with, then if you lay a finger on the little kid you get called for a foul instantly.

I can't stand Ohio State and the arrogance that their fans have, no fans handle winning as poorly as theirs do.

Spice 1
03-28-2013, 08:22 PM
I second this... Aaron Craft is babied by the officials. It's unbelievable how much hackin he gets away with, then if you lay a finger on the little kid you get called for a foul instantly.

I can't stand Ohio State and the arrogance that their fans have, no fans handle winning as poorly as theirs do.

I don't know. If some of the calls did go OSU's way, I can't control that. More importantly, OSU can't control that. It's just part of the game.

Some Ohio State fans are bad winners, but I really can't blame them. Every time Ohio State does anything, it's the same old tired hate routine. So no, I don't blame them. After OSU went undefeated in football this last season, I didn't hear too many OSU fans bragging about how great they were. If they did, then they're morons. We brag when we beat Michigan, but I wouldn't expect anyone but an Ohio State or Michigan fan to understand that.

DenverBlood
03-28-2013, 09:15 PM
Catastrophic end to a great season by the Canes. Like you said. Something to build on. I had them losing to Indiana, but when the 'Cuse locks in with that triangle and two, they're nasty. Larkin is going to be a good player. Future is bright.

I didn't watch the whole game, but I noticed Marquette took advantage of the fact that the big boy was out. That, and they gameplanned for Larkin big time. Miami was running the high ball screen and slip, and Marquette was staying up top and letting the interior guys pick up the screener. Gave Miami wide open jumpers. They just didn't hit.



Yes. Keep on hatin. Feed the machine.

Feed what machine?

Pretty sure noone associated with Ohio st basketball has seen my comment.

And pretty sure my hate for the buckeyes has no impact on the games.

So get over yourself.

DenverBlood
03-28-2013, 09:16 PM
Thank god Indiana went down.

So this little 10 final four love fest can end.

Looks like the big East isn't ready to give up their title as best conference yet.

They should easily match big 10 for elite 8 teams if not outright have more.

Spice 1
03-28-2013, 09:45 PM
Feed what machine?

Pretty sure noone associated with Ohio st basketball has seen my comment.

And pretty sure my hate for the buckeyes has no impact on the games.

So get over yourself.

Fans like you...smh. Maybe Ohio State will lose to WSU, then you can get over yourself...wow.

InElwayWeTrust
03-28-2013, 11:57 PM
Can't wait for the games tomorrow! LETS GO LOUISVILLE and FLORIDA GULF COAST!!!

Gotta root for FGCU, even though I think their Cinderella run is going to come to an end (I actually think they get slaughtered.)

And I love Louisville, I just love the way they play defense.

DenverBlood
03-29-2013, 04:59 AM
Fans like you...smh. Maybe Ohio State will lose to WSU, then you can get over yourself...wow.

Seriously bro? You came at me first.

Fans like me? You're the Buckeye fan who couldn't help yourself but act like I was an immature irrational fan because I hate the team you love.

Why am I not allowed to hate them? I have to like every team in the country? Or I have to like your team? Or else I'm an irrational fan that gets stereotyped?

Buckeye fans like you man. You're the type that make me despise them so much. Don't take it so seriously man. Not everyone in the country is going to be on board with your team winning. It's a part of sports.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-29-2013, 05:14 AM
Lets go duke!

DenverBlood
03-29-2013, 05:51 AM
Can't wait for the games tomorrow! LETS GO LOUISVILLE and FLORIDA GULF COAST!!!

Gotta root for FGCU, even though I think their Cinderella run is going to come to an end (I actually think they get slaughtered.)

And I love Louisville, I just love the way they play defense.

I actually think FGCU is better than Florida. Florida is slightly overrated. Although everytime I say that said overrated team goes further than I expect.

Hopefully I'm right tonight though. FGCU is my favorite team from here on out.

Spice 1
03-29-2013, 06:17 AM
Seriously bro? You came at me first.

Fans like me? You're the Buckeye fan who couldn't help yourself but act like I was an immature irrational fan because I hate the team you love.

Why am I not allowed to hate them? I have to like every team in the country? Or I have to like your team? Or else I'm an irrational fan that gets stereotyped?

Buckeye fans like you man. You're the type that make me despise them so much. Don't take it so seriously man. Not everyone in the country is going to be on board with your team winning. It's a part of sports.

If you think me telling you to continue spewing hate is "coming at you", you need thicker skin dude. I've been Mahatma Gandhi compared to how most fans would behave. No hard feelings, man. If I'm coming off as arrogant, my apologies. On to Saturday's games.

#87Birdman
03-29-2013, 06:22 AM
So still have 3 of my final 4 teams and both championship teams. Only final 4 I'm missing is Iowa State, but that whole bracket was a toss up with how weak it was. But at least I didn't have Indiana in the final four :D. Now I just need Marquette to make it there to help my points and Michigan and Duke to win tonight.

And just to help me win my pool I need Oregon to knock of Louisville. That can't be that much to ask for :P

DenverBlood
03-29-2013, 06:37 AM
If you think me telling you to continue spewing hate is "coming at you", you need thicker skin dude. I've been Mahatma Gandhi compared to how most fans would behave. No hard feelings, man. If I'm coming off as arrogant, my apologies. On to Saturday's games.

No you really aren't that bad. And I wasn't being sensative about it. Just saying you initiated conversation with me.

I've always been on the Michigan side of that rivalry. But I had two buddies in the military that were from Ohio. They are on the end of the scale that give the fanbase a bad reputation. The kind that most people around the country are annoyed with.

They talk trash nonstop year around even when they have a letdown. The day after the Florida national title in football they both went on and on about how if you play that game 10 times they win 9 of 10. Drove me and all my other buddies nuts. So we definitely give them hell anytime the buckeyes lose.

That's how you know when those specific fans are annoying is when a ton of fans of various teams all agree that the two buckeye guys are the annoying ones of the group.

Granted that reputation isn't deserved upon every buckeye fan. And I don't know you at all. So I don't know what kind of fan you are. Not fair for me to pass the judgement on you.

All I'm saying is that's where I come from in wishing that they lose every time out. So don't take it personally. It's circumstances beyond your control that are why I am not a fan of the Buckeyes.

But like I also stated my opinion or feelings towards the team has no impact on what happens on the courts during this tournament.

So best of luck to you the rest of the way.

Spice 1
03-29-2013, 07:09 AM
No you really aren't that bad. And I wasn't being sensative about it. Just saying you initiated conversation with me.

I've always been on the Michigan side of that rivalry. But I had two buddies in the military that were from Ohio. They are on the end of the scale that give the fanbase a bad reputation. The kind that most people around the country are annoyed with.

They talk trash nonstop year around even when they have a letdown. The day after the Florida national title in football they both went on and on about how if you play that game 10 times they win 9 of 10. Drove me and all my other buddies nuts. So we definitely give them hell anytime the buckeyes lose.

That's how you know when those specific fans are annoying is when a ton of fans of various teams all agree that the two buckeye guys are the annoying ones of the group.

Granted that reputation isn't deserved upon every buckeye fan. And I don't know you at all. So I don't know what kind of fan you are. Not fair for me to pass the judgement on you.

All I'm saying is that's where I come from in wishing that they lose every time out. So don't take it personally. It's circumstances beyond your control that are why I am not a fan of the Buckeyes.

But like I also stated my opinion or feelings towards the team has no impact on what happens on the courts during this tournament.

So best of luck to you the rest of the way.

I see. No worries. I didn't make it clear (and that's my bad), but what I was referring to in my first post, were those who rag on OSU in general. Trust me. The kids that go to OSU know about the national perception. I thought you were an Auburn or Florida fan?

DenverBlood
03-29-2013, 07:15 AM
I see. No worries. I didn't make it clear (and that's my bad), but what I was referring to in my first post, were those who rag on OSU in general. Trust me. The kids that go to OSU know about the national perception. I thought you were an Auburn or Florida fan?

Oh yeah I guess I didn't make that part clear either.

I am an Auburn fan. (Really Colorado but in football they are garbage)

I just meant my whole life when it comes to the Michigan and Ohio St rivalry I always pulled for Michigan. So I was never really fond of Ohio st. Can't really explain why. I guess I just didn't like the buckeye helmets as a kid and it stuck.

But the two buddies from the Marines (who never even went to Ohio St) were what drove me to the point now where I really wish that most teams around the country would beat them.

I hate Nebraska and Alabama with a passion and if either of those schools play Ohio St (which Nebraska does yearly now) I just try to avoid paying attention to the score.

#87Birdman
03-29-2013, 07:31 AM
O I and I hate Ohio State that is all...



Well I guess I will add a little more. If Ohio State finds a way to win it all I am going to give all credit to Iowa state since the last 3 single digit seeds to beat Iowa State in the tourney have won the championship...

Bronco51
03-29-2013, 06:47 PM
This Michigan Kansas game has been awesome to watch!!!

Bronco51
03-29-2013, 07:07 PM
Rock.....Choke....Jayhawk!!!

Spice 1
03-29-2013, 07:14 PM
That was the most ridiculous come back I've seen in a long time. Jayhawks might just want to hit the delete button on that one.

InElwayWeTrust
03-29-2013, 07:43 PM
It has taken some miracles but I still have 3 of my final 4 teams remaining.

:beer: Here's to Cinderella staying at the ball past tonight! Go DUNK CITY!

DenverBlood
03-29-2013, 08:04 PM
FGCU!!!

10char

DenverBlood
03-29-2013, 08:28 PM
Sometimes their too unslfish

58_VONDOOM_92
03-29-2013, 09:20 PM
Elite 8 baby! Arguably the two best teams in the country will face off in Louisville and Duke. Its just going to be really hard to beat them again. We will have to play our best game of the year to pull it off.

Go Duke!

Broncoholic3233
03-29-2013, 09:21 PM
Great overall game by Duke. Really tough to knock off any Izzo team.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-29-2013, 09:24 PM
Great overall game by Duke. Really tough to knock off any Izzo team.

Coach K is now 8-1 against Izzo coached team

InElwayWeTrust
03-29-2013, 09:33 PM
Joakim Noah completely ignoring Craig Sager throughout that interview was hilarious. :laugh:


Sager- "How significant was ending the heat's streak?
Noah- "It was huge, we stepped up GET A STOP!!!!!!

Awesome. Haha

Spice 1
03-30-2013, 01:55 PM
I love watching Syracuse. Marquette wants to play inside out. Syracuse is using the 2-3 to take away the deep entry pass. Marquette ran some high low stuff, which is kinda funny. Syracuse knows those bigs are no threat up there. Marquette can't win this game unless they find a way to get passing angles to and work out of the post. Maybe the perimeter guys can swing the ball and knock down some shots. idk

Anyone have Syracuse to the title game?

Broncoholic3233
03-30-2013, 01:57 PM
Duke vs Indiana was my matchup

Spice 1
03-30-2013, 02:11 PM
Duke vs Indiana was my matchup

That would have been my matchup, if I didn't go with the OSU/Michigan homer pick.

So, no sooner do I say that Syracuse isn't afraid of Marquette's bigs knocking down 15 fters, than they do exactly that. lol. I think Syracuse will be willing to give that up though.

Freyaka
03-30-2013, 05:20 PM
Man I'd love to see WSU in the Final 4!

HurricaneDovs
03-30-2013, 05:49 PM
Wow. Didn't see this one coming.

Well maybe not completely. OSU seems to have been playing with fire these past few games and it might just have finally caught up with them.

HurricaneDovs
03-30-2013, 06:27 PM
Ohhhh my gosh.

This is pathetic. The refs are horrible. All over OSU's junk.

BroncosPWNn00bs
03-30-2013, 06:41 PM
:laugh: :laugh: Ohio State. Looks like their luck ran out. Them and Marquette. Ohio State had probably the easiest road to the final 4 I've ever seen and they couldn't even do it :laugh: :laugh:

Too funny.

I've got Duke over Florida, so hopefully they can both win tomorrow. :rockon:

HurricaneDovs
03-30-2013, 06:44 PM
I'd like to see WSU vs Michigan in the title game. It's the best I can think of.

Of course now that I've said it, it definitely will not happen but ah well.

Spice 1
03-30-2013, 06:52 PM
WSU exposed the fact that Ohio State is not a complete offensive team. They defended the hoop with help defense, closed out on the perimeter, and sagged on Craft. Shut 'em down. That, and OSU came out pretty soft, but they've been doing that since the Iowa State game.

Yakka27
03-30-2013, 09:35 PM
Wait so Marquette and Ohio State both lost today, while Aaron Craft and Vander Blue both played horrendous basketball? Man what a great day!

http://www.thebuckeyebattlecry.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Goldy-Locks-Craft.jpg

58_VONDOOM_92
03-31-2013, 06:35 AM
Lets go Duke beat Louisville again!

Broncoholic3233
03-31-2013, 10:03 AM
Leggo Duke!

Pleas destroy that Louisville team and avenge CSU.

Win win there. Duke win and Louisville gone.

HurricaneDovs
03-31-2013, 12:06 PM
Michigan is getting too passive here. Can't let UF build any confidence.

The Experience
03-31-2013, 12:36 PM
Cmon Michigan!

Hold off this fraudulent Gator team.


Hoping for a Michigan - Louisville final

Best offensive team left against the best defensive team left. It would be a war.

The Experience
03-31-2013, 01:24 PM
By bye Florida..... Love watching them lose at anything

58_VONDOOM_92
03-31-2013, 01:48 PM
nervous time

58_VONDOOM_92
03-31-2013, 01:55 PM
Lol everyone on CBS is talking like we are going to get run out of the gym! Oh well I guess lets shock the world Duke

HurricaneDovs
03-31-2013, 02:07 PM
By bye Florida..... Love watching them lose at anything

Agreed. Tis a beautiful thing.

InsaneBlaze23
03-31-2013, 02:11 PM
I don't like Basketball, but I love win Michigan wins. I'm also hoping for a Michigan vs Louisville championship.

Trey Burke is a monster.

Yakka27
03-31-2013, 02:32 PM
C'mon Michigan vs Duke!

Fab 5 rematch!

HurricaneDovs
03-31-2013, 02:39 PM
Oh my gosh!

Was his bone sticking out of his leg?! Man, I hope he's ok. That looked nasty.

Yakka27
03-31-2013, 02:41 PM
Now I want Louisville to win... Oh my gosh!

DenverBlood
03-31-2013, 02:45 PM
Oh my god. Worst injury I've ever seen on TV.

Wish I hadn't seen the replay. Feel so terrible for Ware.

That may kill his career not just season. I can't believe that just happened.

berlownacyo7s
03-31-2013, 02:45 PM
Did anyone else see that dude's leg snap in half??? That was nasty! I hope he's OK (after surgery - obviously he's not OK right now...)

58_VONDOOM_92
03-31-2013, 02:46 PM
I lost all competitive juices just now. I simply want that kid to be OK.

DenverBlood
03-31-2013, 02:50 PM
I lost all competitive juices just now. I simply want that kid to be OK.

Yeah it feels to weird watching them play now.

I'm like who cares who wins now. Cancel the game and let the guys go be with their buddy.

DenverBlood
03-31-2013, 02:54 PM
And now everytime someone lands I'm like ok good. Everyone is ok.

Broncoholic3233
03-31-2013, 02:55 PM
That was absolutely terrifying.

Poor kid. All hate I had for L'vile has gone out the window for a while anyways. Prayers out to Kevin Ware.

Still gotta go for my team, but man, this game is tainted now.

Terrifying.

berlownacyo7s
03-31-2013, 02:57 PM
I am never jumping again...

DenverBlood
03-31-2013, 03:01 PM
That was absolutely terrifying.

Poor kid. All hate I had for L'vile has gone out the window for a while anyways. Prayers out to Kevin Ware.

Still gotta go for my team, but man, this game is tainted now.

Terrifying.

Not if Louisville still wins.

But yeah I hate that because its been a great competitive game. But I can see some people saying only because of the injury if Duke wins.

Which isn't fair.

DenverBlood
03-31-2013, 03:01 PM
I am never jumping again...

I second this motion.

InsaneBlaze23
03-31-2013, 03:06 PM
Wow, just wow. I don't even wanna watch the game anymore. If I was on that team I'd find it hard to even keep playing.
I saw someone on the bench faint. Man that is horrible, I hope Kevin Ware this is one of those things that look worst than it is. It's this guys dream and love to play basketball. That dream is now probably over.

Axemaster
03-31-2013, 03:21 PM
I dislocated my hip in 8th grade when I was 12. There is no pain that I can think of that would be worse! At least he is young. Will still have at least 7 weeks of Crutches, and thats if theres no other damage done.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-31-2013, 04:09 PM
Well this ones pretty much over. Congrats to Louisville and hoping they win it all now. Still feeling sick to my stomach about what happened to Ware. We will be a better and more athletic team next year with the additions of Hood, Jabari, Semi and Matt Jones also Andre Dawkins may be back.

Go Duke!

58_VONDOOM_92
03-31-2013, 04:18 PM
Should have altleast tried and play zone against this team but coach K only believes in man to man

HurricaneDovs
03-31-2013, 04:33 PM
Ware's bone did pop out of his leg.

My gosh man. Hopefully he'll be able to come back from this.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-31-2013, 04:36 PM
Ware's bone did pop out of his leg.

My gosh man. Hopefully he'll be able to come back from this.

Yeah it was horrible. The only one I can recall of being close to that bad was shaun Livingstons injury

DenverBlood
03-31-2013, 05:10 PM
My worst bracket in history. Officially no final four teams for the first time in my life

Well technically I had a second money bracket with louisivlle. But out of 3 brackets that's my only final four team.

Not a good year.

58_VONDOOM_92
03-31-2013, 05:15 PM
My worst bracket in history. Officially no final four teams for the first time in my life

Well technically I had a second money bracket with louisivlle. But out of 3 brackets that's my only final four team.

Not a good year.
Lol same here I hade Duke, gtown, ohio st and Indiana. Just a terrible bracket all around (but did have wichita st in the elite 8)

InsaneBlaze23
03-31-2013, 05:16 PM
My bracket had/has Michigan vs Louisville. The hope is alive, sure my final four isn't their but nobody has a perfect bracket.

HurricaneDovs
03-31-2013, 05:36 PM
Terrible bracket for me too. The only F4 team I've got left is Louisville.

Spice 1
03-31-2013, 05:42 PM
Should have altleast tried and play zone against this team but coach K only believes in man to man

Agreed.

Ware's leg was about as freak an injury as I've seen. I've seen guys legs snap in half, but not on a routine play like that. Never seen anything like that. He's not a real big guy, so he might be able to make a comeback. I hope so.

The Experience
03-31-2013, 07:10 PM
Congrats to Coach Pitino and Louisville. They are so much fun to watch.

Hoserman117
03-31-2013, 09:53 PM
Here's a picture of the injury.

http://i.imgur.com/6gWpoez.jpg

It's pretty gruesome, so don't click if you have a weak stomach.

InElwayWeTrust
03-31-2013, 10:00 PM
That injury was horrible, I feel so bad for the guy. :(

InElwayWeTrust
03-31-2013, 10:01 PM
On a lighter note, my bracket isn't doing TOO bad. I have Louisville and Michigan, and my champion (LOU) is looking fantastic right now.

Bronco_Armada
03-31-2013, 10:08 PM
O how I wish, I wish I didn't watch that Louisville and Duke game.

Injury was disturbing.

Maybe Syracuse can win it all. :D


My bracket overall is a mess, however, 2 teams I picked in the final 4 are in. Mich. and Lou.

I have Lou over Mich in my bracket.

canadiansbronco
04-08-2013, 07:02 PM
man is this Albreacht kid ever tearing it up !!!!

Bronco51
04-08-2013, 08:24 PM
This officiating is embarrassing for a title game.

Yakka27
04-08-2013, 08:26 PM
This officiating is about to cost me my pool! A nice little pay day too!

canadiansbronco
04-08-2013, 08:26 PM
seriously....Burk was robbed of a clean block

Yakka27
04-08-2013, 08:27 PM
seriously....Burk was robbed of a clean block

And all the momentum that comes with a rejection like that...

canadiansbronco
04-08-2013, 08:28 PM
And all the momentum that comes with a rejection like that...

Yep plus the points to lv

the0rangecrush
04-08-2013, 08:30 PM
The NCAA made plans that in case Louisville won the nets would be lowered so Kevin Ware could cut the nets, I'm not surprised about the terrible calls...

Bronco51
04-08-2013, 08:48 PM
Congrats Louisville......but the officiating defined this game. Downright awful.

Yakka27
04-08-2013, 09:31 PM
Pitino wears so much make up he looks like someone in a coffin.

InElwayWeTrust
04-08-2013, 10:12 PM
Another succesful March Madness for me. :D

I picked the correct Champion again, won my bracket contest at work, and got 4th place in my entire university. Not bad, and some good prizes. :rockon:

Broncoholic3233
04-08-2013, 10:14 PM
CSU lost to the eventual Champs...makes it feel a little better.

Same with Duke..

Congrats to L'Ville