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Chip R
03-15-2007, 12:03 PM
Thought I'd start a thread about the games for day 1.

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 12:06 PM
Only about 2 hours until my bracket starts falling apart. :bang:

beb30
03-15-2007, 12:07 PM
The BEST DAY OF THE YEAR!:beerme:

Caseyfan21
03-15-2007, 12:09 PM
Man, the CBS Sportsline on demand is terrible this year. Last year I would only have to wait 5 minutes or so to get in, this year, it says I'm 52,000 in line. Maybe I'll get in by tonight.

Thank goodness for the TV.

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 12:11 PM
We got our annual don't-you-be-watching-any-streaming-video-on-our-network email at work today. Well timed. Not sure how many people are going to admit receiving it though. That one might have to stay unopened until Monday.

Puffy
03-15-2007, 12:18 PM
I'm down to number 15,000 in line - rock on!!!!!!

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 12:22 PM
We're off and running with Davidson and Maryland.

guttle11
03-15-2007, 12:23 PM
I'm a VIP! I'm already in.

Have fun in line, losers! :mooner:

registerthis
03-15-2007, 12:25 PM
We're off and running with Davidson and Maryland.

Twill be a good game. I picked Maryland, but it will be a close game I think. Davidson is no slouch.

Caseyfan21
03-15-2007, 12:25 PM
I'm a VIP as well, just got in after about 15 minutes of waiting. They should give priority to people signed up last year.

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 12:26 PM
Twill be a good game. I picked Maryland, but it will be a close game I think. Davidson is no slouch.

I know a bunch of people have Davidson in the Sweet 16. I'm not quite that brave.

guttle11
03-15-2007, 12:28 PM
I love the "Boss Button" on this thing. Hilarious.

Caseyfan21
03-15-2007, 12:29 PM
I love the "Boss Button" on this thing. Hilarious.

So funny, I just noticed that and was going to post the exact same thing. That's hilarious. :laugh:

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 12:32 PM
It's a slap in the face how they show where you would be if you were a VIP. I'm 96,000 in line, but if I was a VIP, I'd be 1900. I want to throw something. :bang:

Matt700wlw
03-15-2007, 12:36 PM
I wonder if Pitino enjoys playing a Rupp still?

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 12:43 PM
I wonder if Pitino enjoys playing a Rupp still?

Probably, most UK fans never got over how "great" he was. I'm sure it's still a warm reception.

Redlegs23
03-15-2007, 12:47 PM
I can't get the dang player to work on mine. I wait in line, get in, and it just says to select a game, only I can't click on any of the games. Stupid player. Maybe my employer is secretly screwing it up so that I work instead.

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 12:49 PM
I'm having the same problem. I got kicked out and had to go to the back of the line. I'd probably be better off faking illness and going home.

texasdave
03-15-2007, 01:09 PM
That Stanford at-large bid is looking pretty stong......NOT.

forfreelin04
03-15-2007, 01:11 PM
That Stanford at-large bid is looking pretty stong......NOT.

HAHA no Joke!! I hope Stanford wasn't a "sleeper" in anyones bracket! OUCH!

Razor Shines
03-15-2007, 01:12 PM
Wow I've been home 5 minutes and got in right away and I'm not a VIP. I guess the interest has gone down since the games started.

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 01:16 PM
Wow, Stanford is bad. Down 30 in the first half. I'd be willing to bet none of the 16's fall behind that much.

Caseyfan21
03-15-2007, 01:21 PM
Wow, Stanford is bad. Down 30 in the first half. I'd be willing to bet none of the 16's fall behind that much.

Can you say play in game? Haha

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 01:25 PM
I think I made that point on another thread. Those two teams won their conference and earned their bid. It's bunk that they should be required to play another game to make it to the field while teams like Stanford are given a free pass. Let Stanford play Arkansas in the play in game.

redsfan30
03-15-2007, 01:28 PM
Yeah, my Stanford over Louisville pick isn't looking so great right about now. :D Luckily I had them getting beat in the next round so it won't hurt me that bad.

SunDeck
03-15-2007, 01:32 PM
Anybody used the boss button on the sportsline site? I don't...because I'm the boss. Anyway, it seems kind of silly to me.

forfreelin04
03-15-2007, 01:35 PM
Is it just me or does the two games (not Stanford) seem very high scoring?

Reds Fanatic
03-15-2007, 01:37 PM
Davidson now up 8 on Maryland. They start the 2nd half on a 9-0 run.

forfreelin04
03-15-2007, 01:41 PM
Where is Davidson by the way?

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 01:41 PM
Is it just me or does the two games (not Stanford) seem very high scoring?

Not much defense in them.

Razor Shines
03-15-2007, 01:42 PM
Davidson now up 8 on Maryland. They start the 2nd half on a 9-0 run.

Yeah that's bad for me I have Maryland advancing to the sweet 16.

dabvu2498
03-15-2007, 01:43 PM
Where is Davidson by the way?

Davidson, North Carolina.

Reds Fanatic
03-15-2007, 01:43 PM
Where is Davidson by the way?
Davidson, North Carolina

Red Leader
03-15-2007, 01:45 PM
That Stephen Curry kid for Davidson is awesome. He can drive the lane, hit a shot from anywhere on the court, or make an outstanding pass.

Really a talented kid.

MaineRed
03-15-2007, 01:45 PM
Stanford is getting a taste of what it is like to play in the Big East.

Its a different league folks. Syracuse went to Louisville and lost by five despite going on about a ten minute drought in that game.

Stanford would be 12-18 if they were a Big East team. Allowing them in the tourney shows the danger of inviting teams that aren't as good just because of the sexy SOS.

MaineRed
03-15-2007, 01:46 PM
I'm watching BC-Texas Tech. Good game. 65-62 BC.

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 01:46 PM
Dell Curry's son is tearing it up for Davidson.

WMR
03-15-2007, 01:56 PM
Probably, most UK fans never got over how "great" he was. I'm sure it's still a warm reception.

HUH?!?!?!

The REASON UK fans give Rick a hard time is because we're SO incredibly, painfully aware of just how GREAT of a coach, recruiter, and motivator Rick is which is what made losing him so difficult to swallow.

And NO, he'll NEVER get a "warm" reception as long as he's coaching, especially while at Louisville.

Some day, though, many years from now when his days as a coach are finished, he'll be received warmly whenever visiting Rupp and openly venerated by the Wildcat faithful for his wonderful contributions to the University of Kentucky.

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 01:58 PM
I stand corrected.

WMR
03-15-2007, 01:59 PM
;)

WMR
03-15-2007, 02:00 PM
Hahahah Rotnoid you'll hafta forgive me, it's difficult for us UK fans these days this time of the year.

WMR
03-15-2007, 02:03 PM
Wow Maryland has stormed back

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 02:03 PM
It's cool. I'm a UC fan, it's been tough for us since last March.

cincy jacket
03-15-2007, 02:19 PM
Looks like my Davidson upset pick is going to fall just a little short.

MaineRed
03-15-2007, 02:27 PM
Louisville, Maryland and BC have moved on.

Cyclone792
03-15-2007, 02:27 PM
Boston College and Maryland have put up victories, and Louisville's rolling so I'll amazingly be starting the day 3 for 3. I can't remember the last time that's happened, but then again I didn't pick any upsets early on.

Red Leader
03-15-2007, 02:31 PM
2-3 in the first 3 games. I had BCU picked and changed it this morning for some stupid reason. Not the end of the world. I don't see BCU moving on past this game. An upset of Georgetown is unlikely.

Chip R
03-15-2007, 02:33 PM
Looks like my Davidson upset pick is going to fall just a little short.


I had them too.

rotnoid
03-15-2007, 02:37 PM
I'll start 1-3. For some dumb reason I had Stanford over the 'Ville and I never even considered BC.

WMR
03-15-2007, 02:40 PM
2-3 ... picked T. Tech

Red Leader
03-15-2007, 02:45 PM
Oral Roberts came to play. Wazzou not looking so good in the early going. For a team known for their defense, they're getting schooled so far.

Red Leader
03-15-2007, 02:46 PM
I think Oral Roberts must average 600 shots a game. Good Lord.

KronoRed
03-15-2007, 02:46 PM
2-1, TexTech got me last year as well.

Done with picking Knights teams

Puffy
03-15-2007, 02:46 PM
The ACC was the best conference hands down this year - I kept telling people not to pick against them in these early games. They are battle tested, all of them

Red Leader
03-15-2007, 02:49 PM
If only I had listened to Puffy...

reds44
03-15-2007, 02:57 PM
2-1 early on.

I've got ORU pulling the upset on Wazzu.

Falls City Beer
03-15-2007, 03:00 PM
3 for 3 so far. Woot.

Hoosier Red
03-15-2007, 03:07 PM
Stanford is getting a taste of what it is like to play in the Big East.

Its a different league folks. Syracuse went to Louisville and lost by five despite going on about a ten minute drought in that game.

Stanford would be 12-18 if they were a Big East team. Allowing them in the tourney shows the danger of inviting teams that aren't as good just because of the sexy SOS.

Honestly, its time to stop being so myopic. The Big East is good, not great.
Louisville played about as well as they could. Stanford finished in the middle of the Pac 10 which was by any definition a better league this year.

klw
03-15-2007, 03:10 PM
As a Davison alum I had no chance, I picked them winning twice.

CrackerJack
03-15-2007, 03:24 PM
It's cool. I'm a UC fan, it's been tough for us since last March.

Me too, and hell it's been tough for us, for the last 10 years.

Falls City Beer
03-15-2007, 04:09 PM
Honestly, its time to stop being so myopic. The Big East is good, not great.
Louisville played about as well as they could. Stanford finished in the middle of the Pac 10 which was by any definition a better league this year.

Pac10 better than the Big East?

:laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

MaineRed
03-15-2007, 04:29 PM
Honestly, its time to stop being so myopic. The Big East is good, not great.
Louisville played about as well as they could. Stanford finished in the middle of the Pac 10 which was by any definition a better league this year.

If it is a better league then the middle of the pack Pac 10 teams should match up well with the #3 Big East team.

Louisiville played as well as they can? That is the name of the game, to play well. As well as they can? Well I thought the same thing when Syracuse lost to them by five at Freedom Hall. Does that help Syracuse any? What about Drexel or Witchita State beating Syracuse? They played as well as they could as well. But you guys weren't willing to let that slide when it came to Syracuse's resume. Nor should you. But why do it with Stanford? Just like Syracuse, they made their bed, got killed and now have to deal with the critisms from people like me saying they stunk today, just like they have all season. This is a team that lost by 34 to Air Force but of course they get points from my old gym teacher who apparently runs the NCAA in the same way the girls who stunk used to get one point for hitting the rim in PE baskeball games. I'd say today is a good lesson for the NCAA. Be wary of teams that allow themselves to get blown out.

The bottom line is that Stanford got slaughtered and proved they didn't belong. This was a 6-11 match-up, not a 1-16. NCAA tourney games between two teams like that should not get that result. Stanford embarassed themselves today.

Look, I'm not arguing about Syracuse being in so don't take me the wrong the way. I was simpy commenting on the Big East (they traditionally do very well in this tourney) and on Stanford's entry. I simply bring up Syracuse because they also played Louisiville, on the road and didn't get blown out this way. And I doubt they get blown out that way if they played Louisiville today.

Sorry, but Standford getting roasted is a story and I can't help it if it was done by a Big East team. Nor can I help the Big East's traditional strong play in the NCAA. Today we saw the difference between the Big East number 3 and the Pac 10 number 5(?).

BRM
03-15-2007, 05:33 PM
No upsets in the early games.

Falls City Beer
03-15-2007, 05:34 PM
6 for 6, dirty.

BRM
03-15-2007, 05:37 PM
6 for 6, dirty.

Seven games have been completed so far. ;)

Vanderbilt is putting a whoopin' on George Washington right now, 40-14.

Johnny Footstool
03-15-2007, 05:38 PM
Butler came out of nowhere to finally start making buckets in the 2nd Half. OD let me down.

Cyclone792
03-15-2007, 05:40 PM
Yep, I'm 6 outta 7 so far, and Butler/Old Dominion is the only game I've missed so far.

I originally had George Washington upsetting Vandy in this game, but I changed that pick right before the games started today and so far it's looking good for me.

Johnny Footstool
03-15-2007, 05:43 PM
I kept GW.

GIK
03-15-2007, 05:43 PM
Washington State is a great story this year. Go Cougs!

Falls City Beer
03-15-2007, 05:44 PM
7 for 7 now. Soon to be 8 for 8.

guttle11
03-15-2007, 06:11 PM
If it is a better league then the middle of the pack Pac 10 teams should match up well with the #3 Big East team.

Louisiville played as well as they can? That is the name of the game, to play well. As well as they can? Well I thought the same thing when Syracuse lost to them by five at Freedom Hall. Does that help Syracuse any? What about Drexel or Witchita State beating Syracuse? They played as well as they could as well. But you guys weren't willing to let that slide when it came to Syracuse's resume. Nor should you. But why do it with Stanford? Just like Syracuse, they made their bed, got killed and now have to deal with the critisms from people like me saying they stunk today, just like they have all season. This is a team that lost by 34 to Air Force but of course they get points from my old gym teacher who apparently runs the NCAA in the same way the girls who stunk used to get one point for hitting the rim in PE baskeball games. I'd say today is a good lesson for the NCAA. Be wary of teams that allow themselves to get blown out.

The bottom line is that Stanford got slaughtered and proved they didn't belong. This was a 6-11 match-up, not a 1-16. NCAA tourney games between two teams like that should not get that result. Stanford embarassed themselves today.

Look, I'm not arguing about Syracuse being in so don't take me the wrong the way. I was simpy commenting on the Big East (they traditionally do very well in this tourney) and on Stanford's entry. I simply bring up Syracuse because they also played Louisiville, on the road and didn't get blown out this way. And I doubt they get blown out that way if they played Louisiville today.

Sorry, but Standford getting roasted is a story and I can't help it if it was done by a Big East team. Nor can I help the Big East's traditional strong play in the NCAA. Today we saw the difference between the Big East number 3 and the Pac 10 number 5(?).

The way Stanford played today does not show they were an unworthy team in any way, shape, or form. It's absolutely ridiculous to say that.

A team is selected to the tournament because of how they play during the regular season. They were worthy of being selected. They played bad in the game, and they won't advance. Period.

With all due respect, you're being a completely myopic homer in this discussion.

Falls City Beer
03-15-2007, 06:18 PM
Stanford didn't deserve an 11 seed. That much I know. They got the drubbing they had coming to them.

guttle11
03-15-2007, 06:20 PM
Stanford didn't deserve an 11 seed. That much I know. They got the drubbing they had coming to them.

Actually, I'd say it's more like Louisville deserved a 4 seed. Their losses to Dayton (I was there. It was awesome), and UMass knocked down their seed a bit.

Hollcat
03-15-2007, 06:39 PM
I'm 5 of 8 in the Redszone yahoo contest
I put three sheets in to a local contest, in those I'm 7/8, 7/8 and 6/8 which is good for second in my household as my wife is 8/8.

Razor Shines
03-15-2007, 08:13 PM
I've only missed the Texas Tech - B.C. game. I knew it was a mistake but I picked it anyway. The only game currently scaring me is the Duke - VCU game. I have Duke winning again I need them to hold on.

HumnHilghtFreel
03-15-2007, 08:18 PM
I've only missed the Texas Tech - B.C. game. I knew it was a mistake but I picked it anyway. The only game currently scaring me is the Duke - VCU game. I have Duke winning again I need them to hold on.

I need Duke to win by 7:eek: lol

forfreelin04
03-15-2007, 09:03 PM
Has there really been a decent game yet? This is very not maddening for March

Razor Shines
03-15-2007, 09:10 PM
Has there really been a decent game yet? This is very not maddening for March

Not really but this VCU - Duke game is looking pretty good, there's a lot of basketball left in the next two days though.

dougdirt
03-15-2007, 09:15 PM
Duke and VCU is a great game so far. VCU up 1 with 5:59 left.

RedFanAlways1966
03-15-2007, 09:38 PM
Duke and VCU is a great game so far. VCU up 1 with 5:59 left.

Wow... what a game! VCU up 2 points with 1.8 seconds left. Not looking good for Duke. Duke has gone down, 79-77.

Razor Shines
03-15-2007, 09:39 PM
Welll that sucks.

Razor Shines
03-15-2007, 09:39 PM
That Maynor kid is tough though.

WMR
03-15-2007, 09:40 PM
DOOKIES!!! Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaahahaha!!!!

DOOKies just laid a big DOOK.

OUTSTANDING game by VCU!!

Ahhhh ... it really is true: the only thing better than a UK win...

HumnHilghtFreel
03-15-2007, 09:40 PM
Man, I lost on that Duke one. First upset of the tourney

guttle11
03-15-2007, 09:40 PM
Awesome game.

Congrats to former Flyer, Anthony Grant, who is VCU's coach.

It's always a good day when Duke loses.

Razor Shines
03-15-2007, 09:41 PM
So do you guys root for teams or just against Duke? I guess that's one way to watch the tourney.

joshnky
03-15-2007, 10:00 PM
I just read something humorous regarding the UofL-Stanford game. At one point during a TV timeout they showed Christian Laetner's shot to beat UK which got a loud cheer from the Rupp Arena crowd. Its got to kill UK fans to see the Cards romp in Rupp and this just adds insult to injury. Their precious arena has now been defiled by the unforgiveable: cheering for UofL, Duke, and the shot that broke their hearts. As a UofL fan, I love it.

Falls City Beer
03-15-2007, 10:03 PM
I just read something humorous regarding the UofL-Stanford game. At one point during a TV timeout they showed Christian Laetner's shot to beat UK which got a loud cheer from the Rupp Arena crowd. Its got to kill UK fans to see the Cards romp in Rupp and this just adds insult to injury. Their precious arena has now been defiled by the unforgiveable: cheering for UofL, Duke, and the shot that broke their hearts. As I UofL fan, I love it.

Awesome.

jmac
03-15-2007, 10:06 PM
I just read something humorous regarding the UofL-Stanford game. At one point during a TV timeout they showed Christian Laetner's shot to beat UK which got a loud cheer from the Rupp Arena crowd. Its got to kill UK fans to see the Cards romp in Rupp and this just adds insult to injury. Their precious arena has now been defiled by the unforgiveable: cheering for UofL, Duke, and the shot that broke their hearts. As I UofL fan, I love it.
Actually I would kinda like Louisville to make a little tourney run.
Why ? No I am not a Louisville fan but I figure the better they do , the "more" pressure it will put on UK to get the program going again.
Yes UK stinking is terrible for UK fans but to have UK stinking and
louisville winning......:help:

KronoRed
03-15-2007, 10:09 PM
Congrats to former Flyer, Anthony Grant, who is VCU's coach.


Former Florida assistant coach as well :clap:

jmac
03-15-2007, 10:10 PM
So do you guys root for teams or just against Duke? I guess that's one way to watch the tourney.

Against Duke....

Duke should never have been a 6 seed ! They probably deserved to be an 8 or 9.
Oh wait...then they would have been matched against UK and they would have won their first game....so i'll take the 6 seed and loss.:D

Razor Shines
03-15-2007, 10:18 PM
Wright State and E. Kent putting up strong performances so far.



EDIT: Well from down 13-0 to down 1, Wright State is surprising.

Cyclone792
03-15-2007, 10:34 PM
Duke/VCU was a great game, especially the second half. I picked Duke to win the game, but I'm not terribly upset that they lost. I had the Blue Devils getting bounced in the second round anyway.

Early indications are the 8/9 games are going to continue doing to me what they've always done to me, and that's ruin my first round picks. I picked Marquette, and they played an absolutely horrible game. I also picked Xavier, and while they're not looking bad so far, they gave up an 8-0 run to BYU to end the first half and have had problems stopping them from scoring early on.

texasdave
03-15-2007, 10:42 PM
Early indications are the 8/9 games are going to continue doing to me what they've always done to me, and that's ruin my first round picks. I picked Marquette, and they played an absolutely horrible game. I also picked Xavier, and while they're not looking bad so far, they gave up an 8-0 run to BYU to end the first half and have had problems stopping them from scoring early on.

I used to have that same problem. Now I just pick the 8/9 winner in my head and mark down the opposite on my bracket. :)

Falls City Beer
03-15-2007, 10:46 PM
It looks like VCU and Gonzaga are going to pee on a perfect first day for me. Jerks. But I suppose there's still time for Gonzaga.

I don't know what I was thinking going with a west coast team.

Razor Shines
03-15-2007, 10:49 PM
It looks like VCU and Gonzaga are going to pee on a perfect first day for me. Jerks. But I suppose there's still time for Gonzaga.

I don't know what I was thinking going with a west coast team.

Hey, we don't need any talk like that, they're done. But seriously I'm worried about this second half. IU is not doing anything inside and if their shooting continues to slide it's going to be a bad night for me.

cincy jacket
03-15-2007, 11:18 PM
Something starting to brew down in Winston Salem. Now that I have officially jinxed it by getting interested in it, I will go back to watching WSU get beat down by Pitt.

Reds Fanatic
03-15-2007, 11:20 PM
Wow E. Kentucky on a 32-9 run have went from down 27 to only down 4 against N. Carolina.

Falls City Beer
03-15-2007, 11:21 PM
Wow E. Kentucky on a 32-9 run have went from down 27 to only down 4 against N. Carolina.

Good for EKU.

Razor Shines
03-15-2007, 11:24 PM
Wow E. Kentucky on a 32-9 run have went from down 27 to only down 4 against N. Carolina.

It would be cool to see, but there's too much time left. I don't think they sustain that effort for 15 more minutes.

dougdirt
03-15-2007, 11:27 PM
So do you guys root for teams or just against Duke? I guess that's one way to watch the tourney.

My favorite teams are in this order:
Cincinnati
Whoever is playing Kentucky.
Whoever is playing Duke.

Razor Shines
03-15-2007, 11:32 PM
My favorite teams are in this order:
Cincinnati
Whoever is playing Kentucky.
Whoever is playing Duke.

Ok, well I guess I'm the one who's odd and not everybody else. I honestly cannot think of a team that I just root against.

guttle11
03-16-2007, 12:04 AM
I don't like hearing Gus Johnson. He has a tendency to SCREAM AND YELL and the end of the GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAME.

Reds Freak
03-16-2007, 12:14 AM
No love for Xavier?

I thought that was 2nd most entertaining game of the day. I thought they were dead down 49-40 in the second half but came back and made some big shots and defensive plays down the stretch. Sets up a very interesting matchup on Saturday.

Go Muskies!

WMR
03-16-2007, 12:16 AM
My favorite teams are in this order:
Cincinnati
Whoever is playing Kentucky.
Whoever is playing Duke.

DOUG!!!

And here I thought we were friends!! ;) :p:

HumnHilghtFreel
03-16-2007, 12:18 AM
14/16 is a solid day's work, I suppose. Still mad Duke lost on me though, and I hate Duke!!

Cyclone792
03-16-2007, 12:26 AM
The night games were rough for me. I nailed 7 for 8 with the early games, but only got 5 of 8 with the night games to finish 12 for 16 on the day. Old Dominion, Duke, Marquette, and Gonzaga all came up empty for me this afternoon.

I haven't lost a Sweet 16 pick yet, but given that Duke's really the only major upset, I doubt many others have lost any Sweet 16 picks either.

Oh well, in just 12 hours the fun starts all over again.

WMR
03-16-2007, 12:33 AM
This really might be the best 4 days in all of Sports, dontcha think Cyc.

WMR
03-16-2007, 12:33 AM
Wait... if Erin Andrews was the side-line reporter for EVERY game, that'd be better. :evil:

Caveat Emperor
03-16-2007, 12:35 AM
I don't like hearing Gus Johnson. He has a tendency to SCREAM AND YELL and the end of the GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAME.

Yeah, I didn't think it was one of his better games called.

Fortunately for him, it was one of the more entertaining games of the day, so I didn't mind his schtick too much.

I do hate when they play storylines up too much in these games, though. Let the action on the floor speak for itself. I don't really care who is overcoming what or playing for who in the game. Thankfully, the Ainge crap died down to a mild roar by the 2nd half.

Cyclone792
03-16-2007, 12:41 AM
This really might be the best 4 days in all of Sports, dontcha think Cyc.

It's certainly up there, man. MLB playoffs are way up the list for me, especially if the Reds ever partake in the postseason, but these four days aren't very far behind.


Wait... if Erin Andrews was the side-line reporter for EVERY game, that'd be better. :evil:

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Cyclone792
03-16-2007, 12:44 AM
I don't like hearing Gus Johnson. He has a tendency to SCREAM AND YELL and the end of the GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAME.

Gus just has a tendency to scream and yell at anything for really no reason whatsoever. I remember watching an NFL game this past season that he was announcing, and he was screaming and yelling in excitement for a three yard pass play on second down and long.

"He throws, and the PASS IS COMPLETE AS HE'S PUSHED OUT OF BOUNDS!!! IT'S A GAIN OF THREE!!!"

RichRed
03-16-2007, 09:23 AM
As an alum of a CAA school, I'm thrilled to see VCU beat Duke. I have the Rams going to the Sweet 16 (fingers crossed). Eric Maynor is fun to watch. If you didn't see the CAA final against George Mason, you missed an awesome display. The guy singlehandedly took over that game in the last 1:30 or so with steals on consecutive possessions and scored the last 9 points of the game.

Sad to see ODU didn't do better - I picked them too - since that's the team I rooted for growing up and it's my mom & dad's alma mater.

14 for 16 first day, giddyup.

MrsHammer
03-16-2007, 11:05 AM
So do you guys root for teams or just against Duke? I guess that's one way to watch the tourney.


Ah, if you had been a UK fan back in March of 1992, you would totally understand why we will forever 100% loathe and hate any Duke basketball team. Here it is, 15 years later, and I was still sending evil, evil thoughts through my tv screen every time CBS showed Christian Laettner last night. :evil:

That 92 game was so completely crushing at the time...I was 24 years old and I cried like a baby...yeah, I know it's only a game. Those were the days..if only we could get that UK team pride back in place today. :cry:

Roy Tucker
03-16-2007, 11:21 AM
Ah, if you had been a UK fan back in March of 1992, you would totally understand why we will forever 100% loathe and hate any Duke basketball team. Here it is, 15 years later, and I was still sending evil, evil thoughts through my tv screen every time CBS showed Christian Laettner last night. :evil:



Heck, every time I see a replay of Carlton Fisk's game 6 HR in the '75 WS, I still yell "go foul, go foul". My wife thinks I'm crazy.

cincy09
03-16-2007, 11:33 AM
Heck, every time I see a replay of Carlton Fisk's game 6 HR in the '75 WS, I still yell "go foul, go foul". My wife thinks I'm crazy.

At least redemption came the next day!

Hollcat
03-16-2007, 12:01 PM
Ah, if you had been a UK fan back in March of 1992, you would totally understand why we will forever 100% loathe and hate any Duke basketball team. Here it is, 15 years later, and I was still sending evil, evil thoughts through my tv screen every time CBS showed Christian Laettner last night. :evil:

That 92 game was so completely crushing at the time...I was 24 years old and I cried like a baby...yeah, I know it's only a game. Those were the days..if only we could get that UK team pride back in place today. :cry:

Wow, it's been 15 years! Still hurts like it happened yesterday, my dad still will not watch any of those great NCAA moment clips that they always show during this time of year because he knows that shot will be in there.

Ended the day with 14 of 16, missed BYU and Stanford, two games that could have easily been picked the other way.

dougdirt
03-16-2007, 04:04 PM
DOUG!!!

And here I thought we were friends!! ;) :p:

haha I have nothing against them really. I just enjoy it when they lose. I come from a really large family. My dad is the only one in the family who is a Cincinnati guy. The rest of the family bleeds Kentucky blue. So its more of a 'haha' kind of thing than a 'I hate them' kind of thing.

Razor Shines
03-16-2007, 05:00 PM
Ah, if you had been a UK fan back in March of 1992, you would totally understand why we will forever 100% loathe and hate any Duke basketball team. Here it is, 15 years later, and I was still sending evil, evil thoughts through my tv screen every time CBS showed Christian Laettner last night. :evil:

That 92 game was so completely crushing at the time...I was 24 years old and I cried like a baby...yeah, I know it's only a game. Those were the days..if only we could get that UK team pride back in place today. :cry:

I very much doubt it.