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NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2021: Round of 64 Day 1 – Evening

Tonight’s games include one of ek hornbeck‘s favorite teams, Syracuse, since he went to college there. It’s kind of one of mine, too, because I was born there. My family left when I was an infant and I’ve only been back when I drove through on my way to Canada.   Time Network Seed School …

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NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2019: Round of 64 Day 1 – Afternoon

Last night the Play-ins for the East and West Divisions that will start tomorrow finished with a couple of tight games and one that went to OT. West #16 Norfolk State (16 – 7) 54 – Appalachian State (17 – 12) 53 #11 Witchita State (16 – 5} 52 – #11 Drake ((25 – 4) …

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NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2021: Play Ins Day 1

It’s been two years since the NCAA held its Basketball Tournament and ek hornbeck is no longer with us to work his html magic for posts to keep up with all the games, men’s and women’s. It is now left to me and I hate html, plus I still have a full time job. The …

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A History of NCAA Bracketology

The NCAA Basketball Tournament is back and everyone, even former presidents, are filling out their bracket to see if they can predict who will be the mens’s and women’s champions in April. So who invented NCAA Braketology? Apparently it started in a local pub in my hometown, Staten Island. The bracket pool, a form of …

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NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2019: Final

I can’t tell you how done I am with NCAA Basketball at this point, even though it’s been a relatively easy year from an assembly standpoint despite the data being the dirtiest I can remember. I am disappointed but not surprised by UConn’s exit, only to whom, and since State’s departure I have little reason …

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NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament 2019: Finals

Semifinal Results Seed School Record Score Region Seed School Record Score Region 1 Notre Dame 34 – 3 81 Midwest 2 Connecticut 35 – 3 76 East 1 Baylor 35 – 1 72 South 2 Oregon 33 – 5 67 West It’s a small satisfaction that Notre Dame can only equal our record and of …

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NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2019: Semifinals

Well, Michigan State is the only team left, Men or Ladies, I have the least bit of interest in. Doesn’t mean I’m going to spare you the Fight Song. Results of the Regional Finals A big round for upsets, 75%. Virginia is the only #1 Seed left.   Seed School Record Score Seed School Record …

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NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament 2019: Regional Finals Day 2

More Spoilers! Louisville did not turn out to be the challenge I had feared, UCLA was a much tougher opponent. In fact, if there isn’t a fluke rising by a second tier program, it’s very hard to see anyone standing between UConn and another National Championship except Baylor. Thus tonight’s games, except for the Baylor …

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NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2019: Regional Finals- Day 2

Today we’re going to be rooting like hell for Michigan State because, well, Duke. Also Emily and Richard are State Alum and I could have gone myself except, well, Michigan. Auburn is worthy of mention because they’re the closest thing to a Cinderella left in the Tournament after their upset win over North Carolina. Interestingly …

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NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament 2019: Regional Finals Day 1

No Upsets. Showdowns instead. If they advance UConn will meet Notre Dame in the Semifinals. No problem. Muffy is a wannabe and what about your 89 – 71 thrashing on December 2nd didn’t you get? Louisville? They lost to Louisville 69 – 78 January 31st. It was their second and last loss of the season …

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NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2019: Regional Finals- Day 1

What do you know? Fifty percent upsets Thursday. Purdue and Texas Tech advance. Results 3/28/2019   Seed School Record Score Seed School Record Score Region 1 Gonzaga 33 – 3 72 4 Florida State 29 – 8 58 West 2 Tennessee 31 – 6 94 3 * Purdue 26 – 9 99 South 2 Michigan …

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NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament 2019: Regional Semifinals Day 2

Spoilers! Last night was a total nailbiter and UConn was actually behind for most of the 3rd Quarter! Next up Louisville who in fact beat us this year. Agita. Well, the only underdog advancing today is Missouri State. Maryland/UCLA, Oregon State/Gonzaga, and Syracuse/South Dakota State results were posted yesterday. Results 3/25/2019   Seed School Record …

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