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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #150: March 13, 2017, 01:36:43 PM »
I didn't take you for the snooty type who would support UVA over Tech. 😏

Cincy has a good chance to do some damage. The news here over weekend focused mostly on Northern KY. They are right across the river. Will have to take in a game there next year since the arena is supposed to be nice. They play KY so they won't be in it for long.

Hardly snooty but I am hard headed.    :)    I'm not sure what it is with VaTech.    Maybe it was Beamer and Greenberg but it goes back further than that.    Maybe I consider it outside the "local" area.     UVA only because it is in the ACC.     Before I moved here, the ACC was a foreign entity controlled by agents of NC.    So, when I chose teams to follow, Maryland (one) and SC (two) were the teams for me.    When SC bailed out, I started to pay attention to VA (though I do consider them snooty).

I've had a love/hate relationship with Cincy since at least the late 50s.     I was an OSU fan; My dad's cousin's son went to Cincy in the early 60s;  I liked Huggins   ...   on and on/back and forth/to and fro.

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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #151: March 13, 2017, 01:42:15 PM »
Hardly snooty but I am hard headed.    :)    I'm not sure what it is with VaTech.    Maybe it was Beamer and Greenberg but it goes back further than that.    Maybe I consider it outside the "local" area.     UVA only because it is in the ACC.     Before I moved here, the ACC was a foreign entity controlled by agents of NC.    So, when I chose teams to follow, Maryland (one) and SC (two) were the teams for me.    When SC bailed out, I started to pay attention to VA (though I do consider them snooty).

I've had a love/hate relationship with Cincy since at least the late 50s.     I was an OSU fan; My dad's cousin's son went to Cincy in the early 60s;  I liked Huggins   ...   on and on/back and forth/to and fro.

I confess that I used to root for UVA over VT when we first moved here. But then son ended up going to Tech. Always liked Beamer.
Cincy seems to have more offense this year. I never really like Huggins. Like a Bobby Knight lite.

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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #152: March 13, 2017, 01:49:46 PM »
I confess that I used to root for UVA over VT when we first moved here. But then son ended up going to Tech. Always liked Beamer.
Cincy seems to have more offense this year. I never really like Huggins. Like a Bobby Knight lite.

I used to like Bobby Knight 'cause he played on those OSU teams in the late 50s/early 60s.    :couch:     He lost some of his luster with his antics later in life.

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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #153: March 13, 2017, 02:36:03 PM »
Which lower seeds are you guys putting into the sweet 16? Leaning towards Middle Tenn right now, but a potential Butler match-up would be tough.
What are you considering a lower seed?

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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #154: March 13, 2017, 05:17:00 PM »
I'd like to see my W. PA boyz do well   ...   :P     Calipari, Sean Miller, Archie Miller, etc.

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« Reply #155: March 13, 2017, 05:58:05 PM »
I'd like to see my W. PA boyz do well   ...   :P     Calipari, Sean Miller, Archie Miller, etc.
I never get tire of this clip.






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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #156: March 13, 2017, 06:00:07 PM »
I never get tire of this clip.







Oh yeah, one of my favorites.    Cal would have whupped old John's ass.

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« Reply #157: March 13, 2017, 06:04:10 PM »
Oh yeah, one of my favorites.    Cal would have whupped old John's ass.
I don't know. John is a tough old codger.

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« Reply #158: March 13, 2017, 06:06:21 PM »
I don't know. John is a tough old codger.

So are we but we know our limitations and that's the key.    We'd have to end it quickly   ...   Cal has 20 some years on Chaney.    BTW  Chaney coached the men at Cheyney State while a young lady who was in college with me coached the women.

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« Reply #159: March 13, 2017, 06:12:45 PM »
So are we but we know our limitations and that's the key.    We'd have to end it quickly   ...   Cal has 20 some years on Chaney.    BTW  Chaney coached the men at Cheyney State while a young lady who was in college with me coached the women.
Looked it up. He's 85 now.

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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #160: March 13, 2017, 06:15:51 PM »
Looked it up. He's 85 now.

Cal was long after me in Western PA so he's probably in his 50s or 60s now.    Hell, we could probably whip old John C. now.    :)

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« Reply #161: March 13, 2017, 06:26:29 PM »
Cal was long after me in Western PA so he's probably in his 50s or 60s now.    Hell, we could probably whip old John C. now.    :)
He always had that half crazy look. Have to stay away from those guys. Probably could outrun him unless he has a super powered wheel chair.

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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #162: March 13, 2017, 06:27:54 PM »
He always had that half crazy look. Have to stay away from those guys. Probably could outrun him unless he has a super powered wheel chair.

Always told my son it's better to fight a bad man rather than a crazy man.

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« Reply #163: March 13, 2017, 07:14:16 PM »
Anybody ever win a Final Four bracket  ...  I won $300 in '87 on Keith Smart's shot.

(Probably a $10 entry fee at work)

I won my office pool  few years ago, the year Kentucky beat Kansas in the final. I actually had that exact final. Won something like $200.

Haven't come close any other year. Although I do remember the year Mason made the Final Four I made a joke bracket with them winning the whole thing that actually would have scored more points than my real bracket.  :hysterical:

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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #164: March 13, 2017, 09:00:24 PM »
i won a Yahoo league a few years ago, unfortunately no money involved.

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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #165: March 16, 2017, 08:35:28 AM »
Not bad so far.    One of my polls has 3 of 4 winners in the Round of 4.   Today's local (DC) TV lineup:

12:15 p.m. NCAA: Notre Dame vs. Princeton » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13), WJFK (1580 AM)
12:40 p.m. NCAA: Virginia vs. UNC Wilmington » TruTV, WSPZ (570 AM)
1:30 p.m. NCAA: Butler vs. Winthrop » TNT
2 p.m. NCAA: Gonzaga vs. South Dakota State » TBS
2:45 p.m. NCAA: West Virginia vs. Bucknell » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13)
3:10 p.m. NCAA: Florida vs. East Tennessee State » TruTV
4 p.m. NCAA: Minnesota vs. Middle Tennessee State » TNT
4:30 p.m. NCAA: Northwestern vs. Vanderbilt » TBS
6:50 p.m. NCAA: Maryland vs. Xavier » TNT, WTEM (980 AM), WJFK (106.7 FM)
7:10 p.m. NCAA: Villanova vs. Mount St. Mary’s » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13)
7:20 p.m. NCAA: VCU vs. Saint Mary’s (Calif.) » TBS
7:27 p.m. NCAA: Purdue vs. Vermont » TruTV
9:20 p.m. NCAA: Florida State vs. Florida Gulf Coast » TNT
9:40 p.m. NCAA: Virginia Tech vs. Wisconsin » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13)
9:50 p.m. NCAA: Arizona vs. North Dakota » TBS
9:57 p.m. NCAA: Iowa State vs. Nevada » TruTV

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« Reply #166: March 16, 2017, 09:17:38 AM »
Not bad so far.    One of my polls has 3 of 4 winners in the Round of 4.   Today's local (DC) TV lineup:

12:15 p.m. NCAA: Notre Dame vs. Princeton » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13), WJFK (1580 AM)
12:40 p.m. NCAA: Virginia vs. UNC Wilmington » TruTV, WSPZ (570 AM)
1:30 p.m. NCAA: Butler vs. Winthrop » TNT
2 p.m. NCAA: Gonzaga vs. South Dakota State » TBS
2:45 p.m. NCAA: West Virginia vs. Bucknell » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13)
3:10 p.m. NCAA: Florida vs. East Tennessee State » TruTV
4 p.m. NCAA: Minnesota vs. Middle Tennessee State » TNT
4:30 p.m. NCAA: Northwestern vs. Vanderbilt » TBS
6:50 p.m. NCAA: Maryland vs. Xavier » TNT, WTEM (980 AM), WJFK (106.7 FM)
7:10 p.m. NCAA: Villanova vs. Mount St. Mary’s » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13)
7:20 p.m. NCAA: VCU vs. Saint Mary’s (Calif.) » TBS
7:27 p.m. NCAA: Purdue vs. Vermont » TruTV
9:20 p.m. NCAA: Florida State vs. Florida Gulf Coast » TNT
9:40 p.m. NCAA: Virginia Tech vs. Wisconsin » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13)
9:50 p.m. NCAA: Arizona vs. North Dakota » TBS
9:57 p.m. NCAA: Iowa State vs. Nevada » TruTV
Thanks for the lineup Mitlen. My brackets had no selections for the first four. Turned game off with Providence way ahead and I see they blew it.

Btw, VT has two Prince William county kids in the lineup:  Seth Allen from Woodbridge and Justin Robinson from Manassas. Most of the local schools in play today.

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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #167: March 16, 2017, 10:48:25 AM »
Middle Tenn was my knockout pick today. Confident in that. Saving my higher seeds for the long haul.

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« Reply #168: March 16, 2017, 11:19:13 AM »
Middle Tenn was my knockout pick today. Confident in that. Saving my higher seeds for the long haul.

One of my pools has MTS to the Sweet 16.    :couch:

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« Reply #169: March 16, 2017, 12:41:56 PM »
Middle Tenn was my knockout pick today. Confident in that. Saving my higher seeds for the long haul.
Everyone seems to have picked them. And I bet 99 percent of those who picked have never seen them play. I know I picked them and have not seen this year.

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« Reply #170: March 16, 2017, 01:05:53 PM »
Everyone seems to have picked them. And I bet 99 percent of those who picked have never seen them play. I know I picked them and have not seen this year.

Guilty here as well.

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« Reply #171: March 16, 2017, 01:09:01 PM »
Tony Bennett may want to try and recruit some guys who can actually shoot the ball.

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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #172: March 16, 2017, 01:14:26 PM »
Tony Bennett may want to try and recruit some guys who can actually shoot the ball.

At least I'll get to see Gonzaga at 2 PM.      :couch:



BTW   Arnold Palmer Bay Hill at 2 on the Golf Channel as well.

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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #173: March 16, 2017, 01:42:28 PM »
At least I'll get to see Gonzaga at 2 PM.      :couch:



BTW   Arnold Palmer Bay Hill at 2 on the Golf Channel as well.
Don't blame ya. UVA plays some ugly games. They came back and are up by one at the half. Butler looks good early. Not impressed by ND so far.

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Re: NCAA Basketball 2016-17
« Reply #174: March 16, 2017, 01:45:56 PM »
Don't blame ya. UVA plays some ugly games. They came back and are up by one at the half. Butler looks good early. Not impressed by ND so far.

WVU at 2:45  . . .  just in case.