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NCAA Tournament Discussion 

Post#1 » by bwgood77 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:02 am

2017 Schedule

Selection Sunday

March 12

First Four

March 14 and 15
UD Arena (Dayton, Ohio)


First/second round

March 16 and 18
KeyBank Center (Buffalo, New York)
BMO Harris Bradley Center (Milwaukee)
Amway Center (Orlando, Florida)
Vivint Smart Home Arena (Salt Lake City)

March 17 and 19
Bon Secours Wellness Arena (Greenville, South Carolina)
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (Indianapolis)
BOK Center (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
Golden 1 Center (Sacramento, California)

Midwest Regional

March 23 and 25
Sprint Center (Kansas City, Missouri)

West Regional

March 23 and 25
SAP Center (San Jose, California)

South Regional

March 24 and 26
FedExForum (Memphis, Tennessee)

East Regional

March 24 and 26
Madison Square Garden (New York)

Final Four

April 1 and 3
University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, Arizona)


http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/page/ncaatournament/2017-ncaa-tournament-schedule-key-dates
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Re: March Madness 2017 - Post 33 page 2 

Post#2 » by Zobi » Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:19 pm

Any games in particular you guys are looking forward to? What about any early upset predictions?
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Post#3 » by bwgood77 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:51 pm

Tobi wrote:Any games in particular you guys are looking forward to? What about any early upset predictions?


All Arizona games, Oregon and UCLA games, including a Kentucky/UCLA potential rematch, and then the teams with top draft prospects. I don't typically go with too many early bracket upsets as they could destroy your bracket if you pick a team that wins 3 or 3 games or so to lose in the first round.

Sure there will be some but guessing them is a crapshoot.
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Re: Joe Lunardi's updated bracketology 

Post#4 » by Zobi » Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:45 am

I just hope Gonzaga loses as soon as possible, but hey that's me.


Which player are you most excited to see? I'm hoping Ball has a good tournament. Wanna see what Malik Monk does too.
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Re: Joe Lunardi's updated bracketology 

Post#5 » by bwgood77 » Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:51 pm

Tobi wrote:I just hope Gonzaga loses as soon as possible, but hey that's me.

Which player are you most excited to see? I'm hoping Ball has a good tournament. Wanna see what Malik Monk does too.


I'd like to see them lose too, being an AZ fan. I'm excited to see all the top prospects, but particularly Josh Jackson, Jayson Tatum and Jonathan Isaac, and De'Aaron Fox, since I haven't seen them a lot, am a Suns fan, and we should have a top 7 pick.
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Post#7 » by bluejerseyjinx » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:20 am

Tobi wrote:Any games in particular you guys are looking forward to? What about any early upset predictions?

I'm a Tar Hell junkie so I always look forward to their games. Game 1 wasn't much of a game, but I'm happy !!!!!!!
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Post#8 » by bluejerseyjinx » Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:51 am

Round 2. and now going to our 35 sweet 16, I'm still happy !!!!
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Post#9 » by JR SMITH_5 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:00 am

I've got two dogs (UNC & Michigan) in the race.

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Post#10 » by perempe20 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:06 am

which games were great in March? i might watch some. thanks for the answer.
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Post#11 » by bwgood77 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:24 am

perempe20 wrote:which games were great in March? i might watch some. thanks for the answer.


Well, Oregon and Michigan which just finished was crazy good. Arizona/UCLA and Arizona/Oregon in the conference tourney earlier were also very good.

Those come to mind being an AZ fan and due to recency. There are certainly some more. I think most of the games in the tourney from here on out will be good.
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JR SMITH_5 wrote:I've got two dogs (UNC & Michigan) in the race.

Go BLUE!


How are you a fan of both of those two teams?
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Re: NCAA Tournament Discussion 

Post#13 » by JR SMITH_5 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:43 am

bwgood77 wrote:
JR SMITH_5 wrote:I've got two dogs (UNC & Michigan) in the race.

Go BLUE!


How are you a fan of both of those two teams?


I'm from the state of one team and became a fan of the other's football team at a young age. I just pull for the bball team whenever they're not playing my #1 college team.
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bwgood77 wrote:
JR SMITH_5 wrote:I've got two dogs (UNC & Michigan) in the race.

Go BLUE!


How are you a fan of both of those two teams?


I'm from the state of one team and became a fan of the other's football team at a young age. I just pull for the bball team whenever they're not playing my #1 college team.


OK, so next question, if you are from Detroit or North Carolina (guessing you are from Detroit) because I can't see a young person adopting the Tar Heels football team, why would you be a Pelicans fan and not a Pistons fan?
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Post#15 » by perempe20 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:47 am

thanks for the answers.
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Re: NCAA Tournament Discussion 

Post#16 » by JR SMITH_5 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:47 am

bwgood77 wrote:
JR SMITH_5 wrote:
bwgood77 wrote:
How are you a fan of both of those two teams?


I'm from the state of one team and became a fan of the other's football team at a young age. I just pull for the bball team whenever they're not playing my #1 college team.


OK, so next question, if you are from Detroit or North Carolina (guessing you are from Detroit) because I can't see a young person adopting the Tar Heels football team, why would you be a Pelicans fan and not a Pistons fan?


I'm from NC.

New Orleans Pelicans used to be the Charlotte Hornets.
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JR SMITH_5 wrote:
bwgood77 wrote:
JR SMITH_5 wrote:
I'm from the state of one team and became a fan of the other's football team at a young age. I just pull for the bball team whenever they're not playing my #1 college team.


OK, so next question, if you are from Detroit or North Carolina (guessing you are from Detroit) because I can't see a young person adopting the Tar Heels football team, why would you be a Pelicans fan and not a Pistons fan?


I'm from NC.

New Orleans Pelicans used to be the Charlotte Hornets.


Yeah, I guess I contradicted myself...if you wouldn't adopt the Tar Heels, that would mean you are from NC, which makes sense why a Pelicans fan. Interesting though, especially if you still live there, that you would hang onto them over the new team.

However I cannot change loyalties, even when teams move. I'm a Chargers fan, and I hate LA but I guess I will deal with it.
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Post#18 » by JR SMITH_5 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:01 am

bwgood77 wrote:
JR SMITH_5 wrote:
bwgood77 wrote:
OK, so next question, if you are from Detroit or North Carolina (guessing you are from Detroit) because I can't see a young person adopting the Tar Heels football team, why would you be a Pelicans fan and not a Pistons fan?


I'm from NC.

New Orleans Pelicans used to be the Charlotte Hornets.


Yeah, I guess I contradicted myself...if you wouldn't adopt the Tar Heels, that would mean you are from NC, which makes sense why a Pelicans fan. Interesting though, especially if you still live there, that you would hang onto them over the new team.

However I cannot change loyalties, even when teams move. I'm a Chargers fan, and I hate LA but I guess I will deal with it.


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Post#19 » by bwgood77 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:15 am

Damn, two games in a row to come down to the last possession.
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Re: Joe Lunardi's updated bracketology 

Post#20 » by krii » Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:55 am

bwgood77 wrote:
Tobi wrote:I just hope Gonzaga loses as soon as possible, but hey that's me.

Which player are you most excited to see? I'm hoping Ball has a good tournament. Wanna see what Malik Monk does too.


I'd like to see them lose too, being an AZ fan. I'm excited to see all the top prospects, but particularly Josh Jackson, Jayson Tatum and Jonathan Isaac, and De'Aaron Fox, since I haven't seen them a lot, am a Suns fan, and we should have a top 7 pick.

I don't get this Gonzaga hate. They are legit.

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