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Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:26 am

And the craziness begins!
Down goes ND! #11 seed Old Dominion takes out the Irish.
BYU loses a 13 point lead with about 8 minutes to play, and it is off to overtime! UPDATE: make that double overtime!
And Villanova is struggling with Robert Morris. That would be #2 seed Villanova. So much for Big East superiority. Suspect

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Re: March Madness

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:57 am

Madness, I say, madness!
Villanova goes to overtime with Robert Morris. (Who is Robert Morris?) (OK, back from wiki trip.)
BYU takes control in the 2nd overtime and beats Florida. Jimmer (not Jim or Jimmy) Fredette is the star for BYU.

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Re: March Madness

Post by DaTruRochin on Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:00 pm

I never EVER thought I'd be rooting for BYU... But damn, I'll take all the Jimmer I can get!

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Re: March Madness

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:07 pm

Robert Morris is coached by Mike Rice, Jr. Yes, son of the Trailblazer's Mike Rice.

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Post by pilotram on Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:07 pm

The guy is a freak. I remember them taking the court this year, not knowing who he was. I was like -that's the guy?

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Post by DaTruRochin on Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:14 pm

up7587 wrote:Robert Morris is coached by Mike Rice, Jr. Yes, son of the Trailblazer's Mike Rice.

I remember hearing the Zers Rice ramble about his son coaching... I just always assumed he was senile and making things up...

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Re: March Madness

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:16 pm

Villanova hangs on to beat Robert Morris in OT. If you have 'Nova going far in your bracket, good luck with that.

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Re: March Madness

Post by DaTruRochin on Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:20 pm

Sigh... yeah... Luckily that bracket is one of the weaker ones... But I don't think you're gonna see Scotty Reynolds go 2-15 every game... I mean, who do you think he is, Stephen Gray?

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Re: March Madness

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:25 pm

At the half: Murray St 36 - 32 Vanderbilt. Early on there are no high seeds that look dominate. Guess we'll need to wait to see the #1 seeds.

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Re: March Madness

Post by pilotram on Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:34 pm

up7587 wrote:If you have 'Nova going far in your bracket, good luck with that.
Mr. President has him in the final four.

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Re: March Madness

Post by Geezaldinho on Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:10 pm

St. Mary's game is just underway;
live video

17-16 SMC right now

Omar owns the boards - Like 7 rebounds already.
SMC has outrebounded the spiders 11-1
5 turnovers, though.

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Re: March Madness

Post by pilotram on Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:14 pm

Let's go Gaels!

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Re: March Madness

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:23 pm

Omar just got foul #3 with 6-1/2 minutes left in first half. Not good for Gaels.

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Re: March Madness

Post by RiseUP on Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:29 pm

17 points and 7 boards...3 fouls for him spells trouble for the Gaels.

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Re: March Madness

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:34 pm

Tied at the half, after Mickey McC. sinks a long three.

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Re: March Madness

Post by Geezaldinho on Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:45 pm

Murray State knocks off Vandy at the buzzer !!!

66-65 final


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Re: March Madness

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:45 pm

More Madness! Murray State just beat Vanderbilt on a shot at the buzzer. That's a #13 over a #4, for those of you playing at home. I guess I should not have listened to the "experts" who counseled that the lower seeds will almost never win this year.

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Re: March Madness

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:54 pm

After 4 games, the "power" conferences are 1 - 3. I have to hope Baylor hangs on, or my bracket is toast.

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Re: March Madness

Post by MaizeBluePurple on Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:57 pm

Things have been crazy. But I'll take it, as I am the only one 4-4. cheers


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Re: March Madness

Post by DaTruRochin on Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:12 pm

DAMMIT! I had M. State winning that game in my other bracket and mean to switch in this one... Whoopsies... Go Texas Western!!!

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Re: March Madness

Post by pilotram on Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:19 pm

DaTruRochin wrote:DAMMIT! I had M. State winning that game in my other bracket and mean to switch in this one... Whoopsies... Go Texas Western!!!
That's what you get for having multiple brackets!

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Post by DaTruRochin on Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:23 pm

Ooo, did I just admit to seeing another bracket pool? Awkward...

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Re: March Madness

Post by pilotram on Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:29 pm

Gaels running away with it.

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Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:31 pm

Ooo, did I just admit to seeing another bracket pool? Awkward...
Two timer! If I had a 9 iron handy, you'd be in trouble.

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Re: March Madness

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:33 pm

pilotram wrote:Gaels running away with it.
Darn it, that's what I get for listening to all that East Coast bias praising Richmond. I've got them into the Sweet 16. Evil or Very Mad

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