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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Picks

OK - the tournament is underway, but it is not too late to get my picks recorded for posterity (and so that you can make fun of me). Here we go:

First Round Upsets:
Winthrop over Notre Dame
Wright State over Pittsburg
Arkansas over USC
George Washington over Vandy
Texas Tech over Boston College
Albany over Virginia
Creighton over Nevada

Sweet 16 & Elite 8 Upsets:
UNLV beats Winthrop in the Sweet 16
Texas beats UNC in the Sweet 16
Louisville beats Creighton in the Sweet 16
Southern Illinios beats Gonzaga in the Elite 8

Final Four:
Florida
Southern Illinois
The Ohio State University
Georgetown

National Champion:
Georgetown

7 comments:

A said...

Bet you didn't see VCU comin'?

Robb said...

Actually ...

I had a very bad feeling about that game and the way Duke has played this year. But I couldn't pick against Duke in the first round. Oh well. Go Hoyas.

A said...

I didn't expect them to get very far either, but never would have thought they'd bowed out so early. Go HOGS!!

Andrew said...

I consider myself a pretty casual college basketball fan - haven't watched more than a few complete games all season, not really rooting for any one team, basically tuned in while I was on the treadmill last evening. So I decided to fill out a bracket on ESPN - just to see what would happen . . .

And I had a PERFECT DAY 1!

I'm pretty pumped about that. But bummed because the ESPN leaderboard only lists 50 perfect scores (I hope they fix this glitch.) If you don't believe me, check out this link where you can download a screenshot of my bracket. Check out my stats: PTS: 160 PCT: 100.0 RK: 1

How cool is that?

Here is the link:
http://www.box.net/shared/gpggssmtqt

A said...

North Carolina is looking particularly strong in the tournament. As much as I hate to say it, they could make a run.

JayBird's Joint said...

Still horrible at picking teams......haha

Robb said...

I don't see LSU dancing.