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Florida Makes Sour Ending for BYU, Fredette
AP ^ | March 24, 2011

Posted on 03/24/2011 7:01:01 PM PDT by Colofornian

NEW ORLEANS - Florida survived a 32-point night by BYU's Jimmer Fredette for a thrilling 83-74 overtime victory in the Southeast Regional semifinal on Thursday in New Orleans.

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TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: byu; florida; lds; mormon; obsessed
Yup.

Fredette only 3 of 15 from the 3-point range.

The supposed more disciplined Cougars made about twice as many fouls...including a couple of technicals.

(So much for "gods-in-embryo," eh?)

1 posted on 03/24/2011 7:01:06 PM PDT by Colofornian
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To: Colofornian
Since our Idiot-in-Chief Obama places this effort as a high priority, I am boycotting...

Threads concerning the outcome of the NCAA BB is in La-La land for me...

2 posted on 03/24/2011 7:04:49 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- are the values that time has proven them to work)
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To: Colofornian

Meanwhile Kemba Walker and the UConn Huskies run their tournament winning streak this season to 11-0 GO UCONN!!!!!!


3 posted on 03/24/2011 7:10:48 PM PDT by Defend Liberty
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To: topher
Since our Idiot-in-Chief Obama places this effort as a high priority, I am boycotting... Threads concerning the outcome of the NCAA BB is in La-La land for me...

(I'm sorry. Were you not told? In order to post on this thread, you need to enter your password printed on your birth certificate).

4 posted on 03/24/2011 7:11:52 PM PDT by Colofornian
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To: Colofornian

Good win for the Gators. I think their overall physical size advantage wore down the Y. The Coogs can match with speed and some height...but the Gators are just a bit more physical


5 posted on 03/24/2011 7:26:25 PM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (Will Japan blame America for its latest nuking?)
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To: Colofornian

I stopped rooting for BYU when their owners, the LDS Church, pushed through the Utah ‘guest worker’ amnesty law.


6 posted on 03/24/2011 7:40:36 PM PDT by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandWithArizona)
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To: Colofornian

Only one technical and I was surprised how well BYU held up against my Gators. Alex Tyus’ monster 19 points and 17 rebounds were the difference.


7 posted on 03/24/2011 8:01:28 PM PDT by JLS (Democrats: People who won't even let you enjoy an unseasonably warm winter day.)
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To: Colofornian

This has been an interesting March Madness indeed. Even my UConn Huskies men look very, very GOOD right now and they could very well end up in the final four after tomorrow.


8 posted on 03/25/2011 3:55:07 AM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: Biggirl
ESPN Radio's Colin Cowherd last week noted UConn is playing well because they have a spectacular record in road games and neutral court games this season. I wouldn't be surprised they end up in the Final.
9 posted on 03/25/2011 5:38:27 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: RayChuang88

I would not be surprised if UConn me get into the Final Four and take down another number 1 seed. This must be making both OSU and Kansas very nervous.


10 posted on 03/25/2011 7:04:22 AM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: RayChuang88

With Duke gone, it is very possible.


11 posted on 03/25/2011 7:05:38 AM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: Colofornian; dfwgator

Fantastic win for the Mighty Gators. Re-match from last year’s double overtime loss. Coach Billy Donovan really earned that Coach Of The Year honor from the SEC this year. Amazing that it’s the first time he’s won it.

This team looked like a .500 team in December and Billy cajoled, instructed, motivated them into a real TEAM.

And now we can all tune in to ESPN and NOT hear about the BYU Jimmers.


12 posted on 03/25/2011 7:29:10 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: subterfuge

It’s looking a lot like 2006, everything is breaking their way. Every game a different player comes through.

I predict a UK upset of Ohio State.

I also predict UF will meet FSU in the Semifinal in Houston.

This year has firmly established Donovan as an elite coach, with the Coach Ks.

Florida is one game away from their fourth Final Four in 11 years. Not bad for a “football school.”


13 posted on 03/25/2011 7:36:23 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: subterfuge

Last year a lot of Gator faithful were calling for Donovan to be gone, what the hell were they thinking?

They should name the bleeding O’Dome after the guy.


14 posted on 03/25/2011 7:40:54 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Yes, very similar to ‘06. A matchup with FSU would be more icing. I was hoping to get to play Wisconsin so the Gators could beat them and shut my friend up who happens to be a fan. He bashes the SEC and the Gators all the time, but it’s in good fun.

Anywho, i wouldn’t have believed this was possible back in Dec. and a rematch with either UK or THEOHIOSTATE would be epic.


15 posted on 03/25/2011 7:43:11 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: dfwgator
Gator faithful were calling for Donovan to be gone, what the hell were they thinking? They should name the bleeding O’Dome after the guy.

Casual fans of hoops I guess. Like a lot of top progams, the coach is everything at FL. Even Duke would suffer without coach K. I remember years ago when he was not coaching due to a bad back and they stunk it up for awhile.

Billy D is the man and i hope he's at UF for at least another decade. You've got to enjoy and "be in the moment" just like he preaches, and that is what I'm doing.

16 posted on 03/25/2011 7:47:39 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: dfwgator

I sense more like 2004, when both UConn men and women both won championships. That was a FUN year! :)=^..^=


17 posted on 03/25/2011 8:03:22 AM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: subterfuge

I am just shocked that Duke went down last night. But then again, it will make it easier for Connecticut to win the next round.

Reminds me of all the problems Coach Jim Calhoun goes through, yet for each problem, he comes back stronger.


18 posted on 03/25/2011 8:16:56 AM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: Biggirl

Nah the best year was when we won both the football and basketball championships.

THAT will never be done again.


19 posted on 03/25/2011 8:32:16 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: subterfuge

I also love the fact that after all of the talk about how bad the SEC was and how great the Big East was, it turned out that the two conferences had the exact same number of teams in the Sweet Sixteen.

BTW looks like Bama, and Coach Grant, is going to win the NIT, for what that’s worth.


20 posted on 03/25/2011 8:36:03 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Just saw your banner, you are right!

FL is going to have to fight to get into the final four.

It is said that when UConn won out west, look for another championship on its way.


21 posted on 03/25/2011 8:50:21 AM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: Biggirl

Every time we beat UCLA in the tournament, we won the Championship.


22 posted on 03/25/2011 8:52:05 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

But I sense for some reason, 2004 being repeated this year, both men and women Huskies winning.


23 posted on 03/25/2011 9:02:40 AM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: dfwgator

Just happy that Duke is GONE.

Two number 1’s are gone, Pitt and Duke.

Who does FL go up against next?


24 posted on 03/25/2011 9:18:26 AM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: dfwgator

Looks like Butler, just checked my brackets.

Get ready for Obama to rip his brackets up, and listen to it come the morning after the championship.


25 posted on 03/25/2011 9:19:48 AM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: Biggirl
Who does FL go up against next?

Butler.

26 posted on 03/25/2011 9:20:53 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Had checked my brackets, but THANKS anyways! I think a lot of people are scratching their heads wondering what happened.


27 posted on 03/25/2011 9:24:06 AM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: Colofornian

BYU looked exhausted in OT, especially Fredette. But a good run for a team that suspended their most athletic guy up front.


28 posted on 03/25/2011 9:28:20 AM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: Biggirl
UCONN looking good. Question is how long Walker can keep performing at such a high level.

I knew Duke was going down, St Johns dismantled them a couple of weeks ago just like Arizona dismantled them last night.Same type team, athleticism galore.

29 posted on 03/25/2011 9:33:13 AM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: dfwgator

I picked Florida to be in the final four...mainly because many of the “experts” said they had little chance to get there.


30 posted on 03/25/2011 9:36:10 AM PDT by GSWarrior (To activate this tagline, please contact the board administrator.)
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To: dfwgator

Yep. The Crimson Tide should have been in the dance instead of any of 3 teams from the Big lEast.

Happy for A.Grant. Too bad for Pelphrey at Arkansas, but he’ll land on his feet without much problem.


31 posted on 03/25/2011 11:54:09 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: jwalsh07

Well as I said, if UConn wins out in the western regional, it could very much paved the way for it to go to the final four. The men want to join the women in both being in the final four.


32 posted on 03/25/2011 1:43:02 PM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: dfwgator
I predict a UK upset of Ohio State.

I called it!!

33 posted on 03/25/2011 9:05:44 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
I also predict UF will meet FSU in the Semifinal in Houston.

VCU 72
Fla. St. 71
FINAL

OTOH, good call on KU!

34 posted on 03/25/2011 9:39:59 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: hole_n_one
KU s/b UK
35 posted on 03/25/2011 9:41:54 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: hole_n_one

I was pulling for FSU, I felt they would have had a better shot against KU than VCU.


36 posted on 03/25/2011 9:50:03 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: hole_n_one

I was pulling for FSU, I felt they would have had a better shot against KU than VCU.


37 posted on 03/25/2011 9:50:35 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Colofornian

Goes without saying they shouldn’t have suspended that guy for the mortal sin of doing his GF.

They could have gone all the way.


38 posted on 03/26/2011 5:07:52 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: dfwgator

Sorry to hear that your FL Gators team down, little Butler took them out. My UConn Huskies is going to Houston.


39 posted on 03/26/2011 6:44:08 PM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: Biggirl

Go UConn. Butler may be a formidable foe, but the Huskies will prevail.


40 posted on 03/26/2011 7:30:11 PM PDT by dancusa (Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy. W. Churchill)
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Hi dancusa!

It will either be Butler or Kentucky/North Carolina. Last night dancusa, it was a dog and cat fight between UConn and AZ, and I mean literary. I thought UConn a few times were going to go down, but they came back and AZ started to really look very, very bad. That Dereck Williams guy looked like a young version of President Obama and I suspect he was trying to play “dirty” or rough, I just do not know. Glad UConn men are in the final four. But they MUST bring the 8++++++++ from here on out. Today the women Huskies are playing Georgetown women and they, the women Huskies were a bit shaky starting the game. GO UConn!!!!!!!!!!!!!


41 posted on 03/27/2011 9:35:19 AM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: dancusa

PS:

The men Huskies MUST from now on bring in their 8++++++++A game from here on out, because if it is not Butler, it will be KY or NC, and even then, even a Kansas.

Needed to correct an “opps”.


42 posted on 03/27/2011 9:37:15 AM PDT by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: Colofornian
(I'm sorry. Were you not told? In order to post on this thread, you need to enter your password printed on your birth certificate).

I don't see yours.

You must be some sort of an illegal who crossed in from Mexico.

I am surprised at your English...

43 posted on 04/01/2011 12:52:13 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- are the values that time has proven them to work)
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