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    ***Official Saturday Madness****

    Since we seem to have a NCAA Tournament thread for each day, let's start one for today. Here are the games for today:

    VCU vs. Michigan
    Memphis vs. Michigan State
    Colorado State vs. Louisville
    Harvard vs. Arizona
    Oregon vs. St. Louis
    Butler vs. Marquette
    Wichita State vs. Gonzaga
    California vs. Syracuse



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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    Quote Originally Posted by Mumbai1986 View Post
    Since we seem to have a NCAA Tournament thread for each day, let's start one for today. Here are the games for today:

    VCU vs. Michigan
    Memphis vs. Michigan State
    Colorado State vs. Louisville
    Harvard vs. Arizona
    Oregon vs. St. Louis
    Butler vs. Marquette
    Wichita State vs. Gonzaga
    California vs. Syracuse


    “They're very, very hard to guard,” Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey said. “They're really good. And with Niang in the middle kind of wheeling and all those guys spreading you out, they're kind of a nightmare matchup. And they're men. They're really men.”


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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    Quote Originally Posted by Mumbai1986 View Post
    Since we seem to have a NCAA Tournament thread for each day, let's start one for today. Here are the games for today:

    VCU vs. Michigan
    Memphis vs. Michigan State
    Colorado State vs. Louisville
    Harvard vs. Arizona
    Oregon vs. St. Louis
    Butler vs. Marquette
    Wichita State vs. Gonzaga
    California vs. Syracuse
    Things going to seed make for nice looking matchups. VCU-Mich, Memphis-MSU, CSU-Louisville, Butler-Marquette are must watches in my book. This first Saturday and Sunday are the best days of the tourney.



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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    VCU vs. Michigan
    Memphis vs. Michigan State
    Colorado State vs. Louisville
    Harvard vs. Arizona
    Oregon vs. St. Louis
    Butler vs. Marquette
    Wichita State vs. Gonzaga
    California vs. Syracuse

    The bold are the teams I need to win that somehow survived the first round so I can have a salvageable bracket. However, I would love to see upsets rule the day.



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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    Some really good games today



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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    I really need VCU to win, otherwise I would declare my bracket completely out of the running in my pool



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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    I have Louisville, Gonzaga, Syracuse, and Michigan State in my elite 8. Cannot have them lose or else bracket = dead.



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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    Michigan taking VCU apart right now. Kind of proves my point that if you have the ability to attack a press, you can get a ton of easy buckets.



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    I did not see tis coming


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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Michigan taking VCU apart right now. Kind of proves my point that if you have the ability to attack a press, you can get a ton of easy buckets.
    VCU's press works a lot better when they're facing a team whose starting pg is in jail and two other starters are out with the flu than it does against Trey Burke



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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    Quote Originally Posted by CyJack13 View Post
    VCU's press works a lot better when they're facing a team whose starting pg is in jail and two other starters are out with the flu than it does against Trey Burke
    That seems like a fairly narrow set of circumstances to game plan around...lol



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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    VCU is my favorite non Iowa State team. So I've watched them when able this year. Their press is good but their shooting is suspect. I wouldn't have picked them to beat akron had their pg not been out.

    VCU is a really good team this year, but not elite.



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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    Dang I was rooting pretty hard for VCU.. they are getting torn apart. Tv commentators said Michigan has been preparing to beat the press all season long. Couple that with ******* auburn hills and VCU got a tough draw.



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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    VCU seems to run very hot and cold. Michigan brought a freezer to this game for them, and they can't escape it.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: ***Official Saturday Madness****

    Michigan has missed a lot of open 3's too, this could be worse



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