I didn't see another NCAA basketball tourney thread yet. And I couldn't help myself, since my alma mater (the University of Louisville) earned the # 1 seed overall, and that other school in the state, the "defending champions," did not make the tournament.
This was a weak year for basketball...hence, not the interest of other years when the brackets were stronger.
posted on 03/18/2013 5:08:14 AM PDT
Congratulations (gulp!) to your Cards. (Oh my, how difficult that is to wish congrats to a Cards fan - haha) However, my March Madness interest isn’t quite the same, as it typically each year, as my team didn’t quite make it in this year (very rare!) - as I bleed blue. My team - the #1 National Champions of 2012 - Kentucky Wildcats -didn’t even “show up” this year. (sigh) But, we’ll be back, next year - watch out!!
posted on 03/18/2013 5:14:27 AM PDT
To: MikeD; OKIEDOC; Zuben Elgenubi; GOP_Raider; dfwgator; Man50D; Mr. Jeeves; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
posted on 03/18/2013 5:19:39 AM PDT
(Sen Ted Cruz is my adoptive Senator, Rand Paul for President in 2016)
I have no problem with Louisville as #1 seed. They earned it, winning both the Big East regular season and tournament. What’s ironic is that because the committee no longer uses the “S” curve, your Cards are in what is by far the toughest bracket. They’d have been far better off getting seeded 2,3, or even 4..
posted on 03/18/2013 5:29:41 AM PDT
("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
I just have to do this...
VEE CEE YOU! VEE CEE YOU! VEE CEE YOU!
Ok, I feel better now...
posted on 03/18/2013 5:40:56 AM PDT
by M Kehoe
It would not surprise me that Louisville could end up taking it all, including winning the championship this year. At least the Big East will be able to end on a good note.
The only other team I see winning it all, and it is a “suprise” team that could do the very same is Gonzaga.
posted on 03/18/2013 5:41:26 AM PDT
("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
posted on 03/18/2013 5:53:23 AM PDT
by John 3_19-21
("as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.")
So how long will it take for the Gators to choke this year?
posted on 03/18/2013 6:42:48 AM PDT
I firmly believe, UofL wouuld have won LAST year, if Kentucky didn’t have the “superstar” lineup....
The Cards, IMO, are actually BETTER this year. The defense is just as strong, but, their offense is much improved.
Most real UK fans could never bring themselves to cheer for the Cards... but, we’re from Texas. I only became a UK fan when I started writing them checks for my sons’ education.
I have no problem cheering for the home town team. :-)
posted on 03/18/2013 6:57:43 AM PDT
( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them)
Beat Kansas! Go Cards!
WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HILLTOPPERS: 45 conference championships, third-most in NCAA history. 41 seasons with 20+ wins, sixth-most in NCAA history. 38 All-Americans, 37 national post-season appearances, 23 NCAA Tournament berths. 14th in NCAA history in all-time wins. 8th in NCAA history in all-time winning percentage.
posted on 03/18/2013 7:54:03 AM PDT
(And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
I wonder if the Louisville players believe in prayer. As in “Please lord, don't let Obama pick us to win in his brackets.”
posted on 03/18/2013 8:32:28 AM PDT
by Hillarys Gate Cult
(Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
Bracket time. We know what POTUS will be doing for the next couple weeks.
posted on 03/18/2013 1:29:35 PM PDT
("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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