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2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament

Discussion in 'Sports Board' started by Don Ballard, Mar 19, 2021.

  1. Stu Ryckman

    Stu Ryckman Well-Known Member

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    Really scratching my head over refs in Md UConn game late in the game. Calling Ticky tac stuff on Maryland and letting UConn mug at will. Now they’re at the intentional foul stage.
     
  2. Bobdawolverweasel

    Bobdawolverweasel Well-Known Member

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    Virginia continues its feast or famine path. 2018-was the first #1 seed to lose to a #16 seed; 2019-national champions; 2021-knocked out in the 1st round again by #13 seed Ohio. They came into the tourney under a severe handicap having to leave the ACC tourney because of a Covid outbreak and have not practiced as a team since then until today.
     
  3. Terry O'Keefe

    Terry O'Keefe Well-Known Member Administrator

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    Down goes UVA, to Ohio. Big party in Athens... but from what my late great friend GMan used to tell me that's every Saturday night.! :D
     
  4. Don Ballard

    Don Ballard Well-Known Member

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    Sad to report that E.J. Liddell has been receiving nasty comments on social media about his missed foul shots and late turnovers in the loss to Oral Roberts. Police are supposedly looking into the matter. Bad enough how he felt after the loss and now this too.
     
  5. Terry O'Keefe

    Terry O'Keefe Well-Known Member Administrator

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    That's disgusting Don, unfortunately not the first time something like that has happened
     
  6. Stu Ryckman

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    The whole team got a little sloppy. And Liddell was a big reason we got there in the first place.
     
  7. Bobdawolverweasel

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    Abilene Christian with the late evening shocker taking down Texas. Unfriggen believable. 18 baskets and 22 turnovers for the LH.

    With Oral Roberts and Abilene Christian winning, I wonder if the mysterious hand of Providence is just having some fun busting brackets.
     
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  8. Don Ballard

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    I assume that's why they call it March Madness!:)
     
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  9. Terry O'Keefe

    Terry O'Keefe Well-Known Member Administrator

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    ACU played with their hair on fire from the get go...would you be surprised if I told you my Texas board was full of fire Shaka Smart posts?
     
  10. Terry O'Keefe

    Terry O'Keefe Well-Known Member Administrator

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    Pretty tight contest after 1st round. Stu holds the lead with 24 correct picks, Don, Me, Sid and Michael right behind him with 23.
     
  11. Stu Ryckman

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    I'll be dropping like a stone...took OSU all the way. Lots of red in the future. My possible points are way low. I do have 7 of elite 8 still in...but only 10 of the Sweet 16.
     
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    Don! PROVIDENCE not in tourney...but watch out next few years..bg time recruits coming in
     
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  13. Don Ballard

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    Stu, I imagine many of us are in the same sinking boato_O
     
  14. Stu Ryckman

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  15. Stu Ryckman

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    Wow. Illinois in a deep early hole.
     
  16. Don Ballard

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    Loyola looks pretty solid to me as well Stu!
     
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    My first Final Four team goes down. I sense it won’t be the last.
     
  18. Don Ballard

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    Big Ten is not looking all that great at the moment. Loyola is not done yet, a very solid team that can play good defense.
     
  19. Bobdawolverweasel

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    Bucky’s having big trouble handing Baylor’s defensive pressure and speed.
     
  20. Terry O'Keefe

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    I think more than a few had Illinois going all the way
     
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