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    Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Alright, what's everyone's upsets? I'm going to list a few, but they will be "potential upsets" and not 100% concrete picks on my part...they're based on seedings BTW:

    Northern Iowa over UNLV
    San Diego State over Tennessee
    UTEP over Butler
    Murray State over Vanderbilt
    St. Mary's over Richmond
    Wofford over Wisconsin
    Missouri over Clemson
    Cornell over Temple
    Siena over Purdue (only because Hummel is out)


    I'm not picking all of these, just merely saying they have the greatest chance of happening in my mind than the other matchups.



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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Siena over Purdue and Cornell over Temple are my picks. Minnesota may make some noise too.


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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Houston didn't have a very good year, but they are the exact type of team that can pull an upset, senior guards that can go for 40 in any game.

    I think Siena v. Purdue is the biggest upset threat. Siena is REALLY good and Purdue is struggling.

    I also think Murray St v Vanderbilt, Minnesota v. Xavier and Cornell v. Temple have upset potential.

    I think in general the 4 seeds are weak and not playing well. I think at least 2 will lose.



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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Utah St. over Tex A&M in Spokane,WA........gotta take sites into consideration.



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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Old Dominion to the Sweet 16.



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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCyed View Post
    Old Dominion to the Sweet 16.
    Against N.D. and Baylor??? That is a ballsy pick!!



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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Quote Originally Posted by RhoadsRage View Post
    Utah St. over Tex A&M in Spokane,WA........gotta take sites into consideration.
    Then you'd have to take into consideration Minnesota over Xavier. Utah State is located 650-700 miles from Spokane. Minnesota is located about 325-360 miles from Milwaukee.



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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Quote Originally Posted by RhoadsRage View Post
    Against N.D. and Baylor??? That is a ballsy pick!!
    Montana is my ballsiest pick this year.



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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    I think a lot of people will look over Wofford...Wisconsin is good, but there's a reason why Wofford is a 13 seed in their first ever tournament, and not a 15 or 16.

    Here's an article Andy Katz wrote last week about Wofford
    Never heard of Wofford? Time to learn - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN

    "Wofford is hardly a household name. But looking back, the Terriers should have been more on our mind. They were one possession away from winning at Pitt in the season opener, took out Georgia and South Carolina of the SEC and went 15-3 in a respected league."

    While Georgia and South Carolina were mediocre this year, you don't just walk into the home arenas of two major conference teams when you're in a lowly conference and win. You also don't walk into Pitt and only lose by 3.

    They also lost at Illinois by 6 and kept it pretty close with Michigan State at MSU for 3/4 of the game, but lost by 12.



    Now, Wisconsin winning, probably will happen but if Wofford wins or it comes down to the end it would not surprise me at all.



    Oh yeah, Wofford's best player has a brother on Michigan State and also holds the Minnesota state record for career rebounds in high school play ahead of some respectable names.


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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCyed View Post
    Old Dominion to the Sweet 16.
    I don't have that kind of guts.

    Yet I took Georgia Tech to the Elite 8.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Quote Originally Posted by marothisu View Post
    Then you'd have to take into consideration Minnesota over Xavier. Utah State is located 650-700 miles from Spokane. Minnesota is located about 325-360 miles from Milwaukee.
    I have Minnesota in the sweet 16 for that reason.



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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Of course, all the 12 seeds looked better to me than the 5s , it seemed like.


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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Of course, all the 12 seeds looked better to me than the 5s , it seemed like.
    I don't know man, Mich St and Butler look solid to me.



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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    Quote Originally Posted by RhoadsRage View Post
    I don't know man, Mich St and Butler look solid to me.
    I took MSU to win. That's the only 5 seed I had winning, which means I'm blowing at least one. Probably MSU will lose, and the rest will win.


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    Re: Upsets, upsets, Upsets

    For upsets, I like UTEP, Cornell, and Siena



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