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NCAA: Harvard Beats Cincy 61-57 !!!
3/20/14 | self

Posted on 03/20/2014 1:28:22 PM PDT by Lmo56

Harvard played great half-court offense ...

Excellent !!!


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Sports
KEYWORDS: cincy; harvard; ncaa

1 posted on 03/20/2014 1:28:22 PM PDT by Lmo56
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To: Lmo56

Way to go Tommy Amaker!


2 posted on 03/20/2014 1:32:16 PM PDT by GoDuke
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To: Lmo56

It’s their second NCAA Tournament victory ever. Lat year they had their first. Pretty amazing they’ve had so few considering they’ve been around so long.


3 posted on 03/20/2014 1:32:28 PM PDT by be-baw (still seeking)
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To: GoDuke
To all the remaining higher seeds:

Do not ask for whom the bell tolls - it tolls for thee ...

4 posted on 03/20/2014 1:36:01 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56

zer0ball. Nothing.

Baseball and football 2 &3.
#1 “The national pastime is shooting and alway will be” Cole Younger (Cliff Robertson)


5 posted on 03/20/2014 1:39:35 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Lmo56

My girlfriend was just laughing last night about Zero picking Harvard.


6 posted on 03/20/2014 1:42:21 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Slump Tester

Obama is 1-1.


7 posted on 03/20/2014 1:43:31 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Lmo56

My overall #1 seed Florida Gators in a fight with the play-in 16th seed Albany in the first half.


8 posted on 03/20/2014 1:44:52 PM PDT by yield 2 the right
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To: Slump Tester
Obama obviously picked Harvard as a legacy - no way he really thought they would win ...

Cincy had beaten Louisville, Connecticut, and Memphis [twice] ...

9 posted on 03/20/2014 1:46:27 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: yield 2 the right

It doesn’t surprise me, they have a tendency to sleepwalk in the first half.

Then they go on a 20-2 run in the second half.


10 posted on 03/20/2014 1:46:41 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Lmo56

So does Harvard play the Princeton offense? That’s what I want to know


11 posted on 03/20/2014 1:47:08 PM PDT by Squidpup ("Fight the Good Fight of Faith")
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To: be-baw

Not too amazing. There was no way they could compete for the best players. Sports have a very different meaning than they appear to have at other colleges.


12 posted on 03/20/2014 1:47:27 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: dfwgator

The Gators need stop that now....this March Madness....


13 posted on 03/20/2014 1:50:24 PM PDT by yield 2 the right
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To: yield 2 the right

Pitt scares me.


14 posted on 03/20/2014 1:51:09 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: GoDuke

Amaker auditioning to replace Coach K...


15 posted on 03/20/2014 1:51:59 PM PDT by ken5050 (I fear a world run by adults who were never spanked as kids and got trophies just for participating)
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To: Lmo56

Gettin ready to leave work to head over to the arena to watch N. Dakota State beat Oklahoma - another 5-12 upset comin in Spokane!


16 posted on 03/20/2014 1:52:42 PM PDT by PrivateIdaho ( "Courage is being scared to death... but saddling up anyway." (John Wayne))
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To: Squidpup
So does Harvard play the Princeton offense? That’s what I want to know

Harvard goes for the backdoor [Princeton Offense] - when it is open. But, mainly, they get the ball over the ten-second line and then pass the ball around, looking for the open shot.

More often than not, someone is left open to drive the lne for a short 6-footer [or closer] ...

By the end of the game, those Cincy players were tired trying to keep up with Harvard to guard them ...

17 posted on 03/20/2014 1:54:13 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56

There goes my billion bucks ...


18 posted on 03/20/2014 1:55:02 PM PDT by x
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To: x
There goes my billion bucks ...

Mine was gone earlier when Dayton beat Ohio State ...

19 posted on 03/20/2014 1:56:48 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56
Harvard was so far ahead in the first half, I could have sworn there must have been math problems that Cincinnati was struggling with.
20 posted on 03/20/2014 2:19:39 PM PDT by cashless (Obama told us he would side with Muslims if the political winds shifted in an ugly direction. Ready?)
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To: Lmo56
Headline: Cal Poly Mustangs 2014 NCAA champs!

There! Nobody wins the billion dollars and no one even won 100,000 dollars. Gee. How did that happen?

21 posted on 03/20/2014 2:42:59 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: cashless
I could have sworn there must have been math problems that Cincinnati was struggling with.

The Cincy players thought that:

Area = πr round

22 posted on 03/20/2014 2:45:21 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56
I think it's really hard for college players to deal with pressure. It's hard for anyone, but they aren't seasoned enough, and one and done is a pressure cooker - especially when you're ‘supposed’ to win. Not taking anything away from the Harvard players, but there's always more pressure on the higher seeded team.

I was very young at the time, but I remember DePaul (Chicago) finishing the season ranked number 1, and then losing in the first round of the tournament on more than one occasion.

23 posted on 03/20/2014 3:12:06 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: dfwgator

Pitt-Florida it is. This game has lowered my hopes for a deep run for the Gators somewhat. Hope the team got the bad game/lackluster out of them enough to play better here on out.....


24 posted on 03/20/2014 3:31:56 PM PDT by yield 2 the right
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To: be-baw
It’s their second NCAA Tournament victory ever. Lat year they had their first. Pretty amazing they’ve had so few considering they’ve been around so long.

Not so strange. The NCAA Tournament didn't start until until 1939, long after Harvard and Yale won so many football championships and had become irrelevant in major sports. Even then, only eight teams were in the tournament.

March Madness didn't jump to 32 games until 1975. Penn or Princeton has won the Ivy almost every year since then (yes, Cornell, you won about three).

Harvard's won three of the last four Ivies (and lost the fourth in a one-game playoff).

25 posted on 03/20/2014 3:50:55 PM PDT by Scoutmaster (Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?)
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To: Scoutmaster

Thanks. That explains a lot. Looks like Harvard gets to play MSU next. Buh bye Harvard.


26 posted on 03/20/2014 4:10:57 PM PDT by be-baw (still seeking)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

A #1 has never lost in the first round, in the modern tournament era since the 1980’s ...


27 posted on 03/20/2014 4:17:53 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: x

I was gonna sign up for that but Warren Buffet wanted so much personal info I finally blew it off. I’d be out anyway, LOL.


28 posted on 03/20/2014 4:25:56 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: GoDuke

My eldest son attends Harvard, so this is not a surprise to me.


29 posted on 03/20/2014 4:53:43 PM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can STILL go straight to hell.)
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To: be-baw

Another factor not listed above: Ivies don’t give athletic scholarships. Yes, their athletes are treated rather well and an applicant’s athletic ability might tip the scale in their favor on admissions, but no one is admitted with an athletic scholarship. At $50K/year that becomes significant.


30 posted on 03/20/2014 4:57:59 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: EDINVA

I did not know Ivies don’t offer athletic scholarships. Now it all makes sense. Thank you.

Imagine how good Harvard would have been had Obama been on the team back in the day. Kobe recently said he was good enough to play for the Lakers


31 posted on 03/20/2014 5:03:34 PM PDT by be-baw (still seeking)
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To: Lmo56
“A #1 has never lost in the first round, in the modern tournament era since the 1980’s ...”

You're right. I got it wrong. DePaul went out in the second round for three successive years (1980-82). I think they were ranked number one for most if not all of two of those seasons, and they had Mark Acquire and Terry Cummings.

32 posted on 03/20/2014 5:53:02 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: be-baw

I read that Kobe comment. Could barely stay on my chair vs rolling on the floor!


33 posted on 03/20/2014 5:56:45 PM PDT by EDINVA
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