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    Friday Evening, Round One

    Here we go!! Time to finish off the 1st round of the MBB Tournament!

    Will there be any nice upsets tonight?

    Will Louisville win by 10? 30? 100? A million?


    Questions abound, answers soon to follow


    Last edited by CycloneErik; 03-20-2009 at 06:05 PM. Reason: Unclear post
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    Re: Friday Evening, Round One

    I was thinking Men's Basketball, but I did a very poor job of stating it. Sorry.


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    Re: Friday Evening, Round One

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I was thinking Men's Basketball, but I did a very poor job of stating it. Sorry.
    My bad, just too much going on for me, sorry.

    You may want to edit your first post just so others like me don't make the same mistake.



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    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    My bad, just too much going on for me, sorry.

    You may want to edit your first post just so others like me don't make the same mistake.
    Good idea. Done!


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    Re: Friday Evening, Round One

    Arizona, BC, Siena, FSU, Louisville, Wake, Michigan State, and Xavier all advance.


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    Re: Friday Evening, Round One

    Change Wake to Cleveland St, and we're tied up here.


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    Samuels of Louisville is from Jamaica! Cool!


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    Re: Friday Evening, Round One

    Maybe I've been living in a bubble, but I did not know that Floyd was at USC. Too bad we couldn't dish out the money to keep him at ISU.



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    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    Maybe I've been living in a bubble, but I did not know that Floyd was at USC. Too bad we couldn't dish out the money to keep him at ISU.
    We couldn't compete with the money the Bulls were throwing at him.


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    Why bother calling 10 seeds an upset? Beating a 7 isn't that big of a perceived difference between the two teams.


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    Re: Friday Evening, Round One

    Morehead St. is hanging in with Louisville! Up 24-22 right now.

    I doubt they can hang in there once Louisville makes a run, but it looks fun right now.


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    Re: Friday Evening, Round One

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    We couldn't compete with the money the Bulls were throwing at him.
    That's my point, it's too bad. I think he was the best coach we've had since Orr.



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    That's my point, it's too bad. I think he was the best coach we've had since Orr.
    I agree 100%. His turnover might have gotten us into trouble eventually (or maybe not), but his teams were a real treat to watch.


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    Re: Friday Evening, Round One

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Why bother calling 10 seeds an upset? Beating a 7 isn't that big of a perceived difference between the two teams.
    Because statistically 7 seeds beat 10 seeds more than 60% of the time. That's why it's an upset...

    NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Since the inception of the 64-team tournament in 1985, each seed-pairing has played a total of 96 first-round games.

    1. The #1 seed has beaten the #16 seed all 96 times (100%).
    2. The #2 seed has beaten the #15 seed 92 times (96%).
    3. The #3 seed has beaten the #14 seed 81 times (84%).
    4. The #4 seed has beaten the #13 seed 79 times (82%).
    5. The #5 seed has beaten the #12 seed 65 times (67%).
    6. The #6 seed has beaten the #11 seed 66 times (69%).
    7. The #7 seed has beaten the #10 seed 60 times (62%).
    8. The #8 seed has beaten the #9 seed 44 times (46%).


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