Tag:march madness
Posted on: March 21, 2009 1:08 am

South Regional- 2nd round breakdown

 After a relatively quiet beginning 7/8ths to the first round, the final session of four games were fantastic. A double overtime game with clutch last second performances, a 12 over 5 overtime stunner, and a 13 over a 4 overtime thriller. Robert Morris even hung with Michigan State for awhile.

The second round promises to be just as exciting, if not more. I cant wait!

Best Game: Its really a take your pick, but I like Syracuse vs. Arizona State

(1) North Carolina vs. (8) LSU

UNC- 81


This score is under the assumption that Brandon Lawson plays. I dont think he is going to be a game changer by any means, but his presence will will the Tar Heels to a victory. If he doesnt play, anything can happen. Expect a nice game here.

(4) Gonzaga vs. (12) Western Kentucky

Gonzaga- 67

WKU- 70

Western Kentucky is a very good ball club. They pummeled Illinois for most of the game before getting sloppy at the end. Gonzaga is a hard team to judge in my opinion. This should be a heck of a game, but the dream for WKU will stay alive.

(3) Syracuse vs. (6) Arizona State

Syracuse- 77

ASU- 63

Syracuse looked fantastic against Stephen F. Austin, while ASU had a dog fight over Temple.  I just think Syracuse is a much better team.

(2) Oklahoma vs. (10) Michigan

Oklahoma- 71

Michigan- 66

This game rests single-handedly on Blake Griffin. If he shows up and plays well, Oklahoma will win. If not, and Michigan is hitting shots, there could be an upset. Michigan will hang, but Oklahoma will survive.

Posted on: March 18, 2008 12:21 am


1 North Carolina vs. 16 Coppin State/ Mt St. Marys

More after play-in game.

8 Indiana vs. 9 Arkansas
I like Indiana here.  Eric Gordon will dominate the game, and the Good Indiana will show up.

Indiana 77, Arkansas 66

5 Notre Dame vs. 12 George Mason
What can I say. Im addicted to George Mason. Vets Folarin Campbell and Will Thomas lead the Pats to an upset, as Harangody has a putrid game.

GMU 68, Notre Dame 63

4 Washington State vs 13 Winthrop

This is a tough one to pick. This one will be really close, and could go either way. Im going to guess Winthrop, possibly in overtime.

Winthrop 81, Wazzu 79

6 Oklahoma vs. 11 Saint Josephs

Blake Griffin has a bad day, and Pat Calathes has a great game.  Dogfight, but St. Joes pulls away at the end.

St. Joes 75, OU 66

3 Louisville vs. 14 Boise State
Scary game for Louisville, as Boise State is a sneaky club.  Rick Pitino can't lose as a 3 seed in the first round...can he?

Louisville 77, Boise St. 62

7 Butler vs. 10 South Alabama
Brutal draw for Butler, in Birmingham. They got screwed. They wont let it bother them though, and will take care of business.

Butler 65, South Alabama 61

2 Tennessee vs. 15 American

Ready for this? American has a lead into midway thru the second half, until Tennessee wake up.  Too close for comfort for Tenn.

Tennessee 81, American 73

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