Got tickets to see Cal in the first round tomorrow.... beyond excited.
More or less a home game for Cal. Same opponent as well. I think I have them advancing in 2 of my brackets...
'Cause it's the last call... for alcohol... for my ninjas... so get your ass up off the wall - Kanye West
Games start in 1 hour. Last chance to join...
UCLA is going down tomorrow though. Shouldve given Oregon the # 6.
So glad I picked Oregon and Cal to advance. UCLA vs Florida round 4 coming soon
The way the selection committee seeded this tournament really weird. It's almost as if they viewed seeds 5 through 12 as equal, and just matched teams up without regard to the seeding. This year a 12 beating a 5 isnt an upset the way these teams on paper seem pretty even. Yeah VCU is destroying Akron, but Akron had their starting PG arrested a few weeks ago and they're banged up.
As for UCLA, the Gophers are playing so bad right now and Tubby doesn't put them in a position to win. The Gophers are the most up and down team maybe in all of college bball this year. So no one knows which team will show up. Its a coinflip game for that reason
Harvard just won't go away. Wondering what Tommy's stress level is right now? Mine will be worse when the Gophers play tomorrow, but still... I keep waiting for UNM to impose their will and Harvard hits a big 3 or penetrates and gets a big hoop.
Today was fun.
Zags looked very beatable. I always cheer against them with passion (not sure why). Wichita State can beat them. Ta Town, standup!
Pac represented well! I hope Colorado balls out vs. Illinois. UCLA vs. Minnesota should be exciting.
Check out cbssports.com to stream all the games.! It makes work much better.
Hoyas coming back?
Edit: Bounce free throw followed by that alley oop dunk? My goodness.
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*based upon tedious fact checking.
I thought the Final 4 would include Georgetown, Liberty U, and Univ of New Mexico. Ha.
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Well the good news for Bruins fans is that Ben Howland is fired. Not official yet though.
I don't know if I would call it "good news." Then again, I'm not a Bruin fan and hence don't follow the team as much as y'all. Regardless, he won't be out of work for long.
Also, BEAR DOWN. Hopefully Iowa State pulls off the upset tomorrow morning.
KU to the Sweet 16 for the 7th time under Bill Self... I am loving this (didn't love that first half of yesterday's game though).
I knew all along that he never considered Minnesota, but I thought UCLA had a legit shot at him. Shaka Smart by staying at VCU does have the opportunity to build VCU into a Gonzaga... with maybe better post-season success? He's built his program around 2nd-tier recruits that maybe be a little under-sized, but are athletic. They mature, develop, and get stronger in his system. Most importantly his players won't jump early to the NBA.
Look at the big names at UCLA- Shabazz, Love, Jrue Holiday. Those guys were blue-chip recruits but they all went pro after a year.
That and Smart can be the big fish in a small pond at VCU. He can be god there. He can do almost nothing wrong.
At UCLA it's constant pressure and scrutiny to win and win now! I can see why he'd stay. I eventually think he's waiting for Roy Williams or Coach K to retire, so he can take the Duke or UNC jobs. But until then, he'll build Gonzaga part 2.