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March Madness 2018

Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:10 pm

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Re: March Madness 2018

Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:01 pm

Just a reminder that Selection Sunday is March 11 (as well as the start of Daylight Savings Time). League is open, just click the link in my OP.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:11 am

Just throwing this out there to get things going: :D

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I love seeing the sports media choke on its nonstop Duke fellatio. Thank you UNC for shutting the "experts" up, but tomorrow I gotta root for my Wahoos all the way!
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Re: March Madness 2018

Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:21 pm

Heads up: The seeds are in. You can enter your brackets now.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:46 pm

JustAnEngineer wrote:
Heads up: The seeds are in. You can enter your brackets now.

Brackets lock at 12:15 EDT/09:15 PDT Thursday March 15.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:30 am

Got 'em in! Ready to lose.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:06 pm

Will try to do tonight, work locks it down.
 
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Re: March Madness 2018

Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:40 pm

My wife forgot to put her picks. FAIL.
 
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Re: March Madness 2018

Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:29 pm

So did (presumably) Buub. We're down to 4. :lol:
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Re: March Madness 2018

Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:17 pm

Well, 18 perfect brackets on Yahoo after the Marshall upset.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:28 pm

Wow Virginia is losing. That will utterly destroy my bracket.
 
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Re: March Madness 2018

Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:39 pm

I don't feel too good right now.

I knew it had to happen, sooner or later. I always hoped I would see it in my lifetime.

But... not my state school.... not during their best season ever. I got nothing.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:48 pm

lol @ UVa
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Re: March Madness 2018

Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:52 pm

Hey if UMBC loses to Kentucky, I'll be fine.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:26 am

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I don't feel too good right now. I knew it had to happen, sooner or later. I always hoped I would see it in my lifetime. But... not my state school.... not during their best season ever. I got nothing.

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1 Samuel 17: A champion named Goliath, who was from Virginia, came out of the Atlantic Coast camp. He was over nine feet tall....Now David... was from Maryland - Baltimore County in America East.... Then he... chose five smooth stones from the stream, put them in the pouch of his shepherd's bag and, with his sling in his hand, approached the Philistine.....As the Philistine moved closer to attack him, David ran quickly toward the battle line to meet him. Reaching into his bag and taking out a stone, he slung it and struck the Philistine... The stone sank into his forehead, and he fell facedown on the ground.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:14 am

They weren't just behind when time ran out either. They got fully rekt by UMBC. I don't really have anything against Virginia, but it was fun to watch. Especially since ALL the talk was about Penn beating Kansas (my alma mater) which ended poorly for Penn.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:18 am

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They weren't just behind when time ran out either. They got fully rekt by UMBC. I don't really have anything against Virginia, but it was fun to watch. Especially since ALL the talk was about Penn beating Kansas (my alma mater) which ended poorly for Penn.


I was simultaneously distraught and awe-stricken. They beat UVA by playing UVA ball. Ferocious defense and excellent ball-rotation offense. Hitting 15 3-pointers didn't hurt either.

Honestly, I hope they weren't a one-hit wonder. I'm not a sore loser, and I have no further stake in the tourney (except for public enemy #1 Dook to be defeated). I'm rooting for UMBC now, full-stop. I'd be perfectly happy for them to stay hot for 5 more games and cut the nets down.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:35 am

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Honestly, I hope they weren't a one-hit wonder. I'm not a sore loser, and I have no further stake in the tourney (except for public enemy #1 Dook to be defeated). I'm rooting for UMBC now, full-stop. I'd be perfectly happy for them to stay hot for 5 more games and cut the nets down.

I'm definitely rooting for them now too. AT least until they play KU that is. They even play a Kansas team next round!
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Re: March Madness 2018

Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:31 pm

Friggin UNC.

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Re: March Madness 2018

Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:50 pm

Even with this carnage there's still one 187-point bracket out there on Yahoo. At least mine was aptly named.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:20 am

Most brackets are catastrophically broken at this point.
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Instead of four each 1, 2, 3 and 4 seeds in the sweet sixteen, we have:
1 Villanova and Kansas
2 Purdue and Duke
3 Texas Tech and Michigan
4 Gonzaga
5 West Virginia, Clemson and Kentucky
7 Texas A&M and Nevada
9 Florida State and Kansas State
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Re: March Madness 2018

Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:46 am

I've given up on brackets. Just give me the squares pool
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Re: March Madness 2018

Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:31 pm

Kansas.
Kansas.
KANSAS.

Buh buy Dook! Suck an egg on your way out.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:25 pm

Peter picked three of the final four correctly, but if Villanova wins the championship, I will triumph.
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Re: March Madness 2018

Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:41 pm

It's a good day for me. My alma mater (KU) is in the Final Four, my bracket is in the top 25K at ESPN (99.8 percentile), and I got 3 of the 4 Final Four teams still alive in mine. Also, it's super fun watching the Ramblers play and I'm quite excited for next weekend.

Loyola-Chicago vs Michigan
Villanova vs Kansas

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Re: March Madness 2018

Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:33 am

Gonna be an epic Final Four, even though I think Michigan is gonna win by 10 or more. Loyola may well prove me wrong, but they haven't faced a true "powerhouse" team yet. And Michigan is hot right now. But I will root for the underdog all the same! :D

Anyone else get chills last night of how similar that game was to Kansas/Memphis in 2008?

https://youtu.be/z3sy0oHP3LI

One for the ages...
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Re: March Madness 2018

Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:27 pm

I live in Chicago and my sister is a Loyola alum, as are several co-workers. You'd think this town never heard of the Final 4 before......
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Re: March Madness 2018

Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:12 am

Championship game I'd like to see: Loyola vs Kansas.

Championship game I expect to see: Michigan vs Villanova

Here's hoping for 6 more (can't forget the ladies!) well-played, well-officiated ball games to bring the Madness to a close!
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Re: March Madness 2018

Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:30 am

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Here's hoping for 6 more (can't forget the ladies!) well-played, well-officiated ball games to bring the Madness to a close!


Dear Zeus no, lets not. All three of the Final 4 games on the women's side were INSANE
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Re: March Madness 2018

Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:35 am

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kvndoom wrote:
Here's hoping for 6 more (can't forget the ladies!) well-played, well-officiated ball games to bring the Madness to a close!


Dear Zeus no, lets not. All three of the Final 4 games on the women's side were INSANE

I actually turned off UConn/Notre Dame in regulation. Down 3, seconds left, and ND ball, I thought it was a done deal. THEN I wake up the next morning and saw that I had missed a classic ending.

...it was a classic, that was, until the championship game. When Ogunbowale hit that off-balance shot I jumped out of my chair. Like you said.. INSANE.
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