Basketball Pool

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Basketball Pool
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Tue, 03-19-2013 - 4:28pm

So Kentucky is out and UConn is out.  

Who are you picking Tracy?

How about you Daisy?  

Anyone else filling out a bracket?

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Thu, 03-21-2013 - 2:37pm

Susan.... a Hilltopper is that red blob deal
up above in Tracy's post!  LOL

Tracy - I will have to tell them.... and/or show them!
Plus, I'll ask them about the others since
I cannot seem to remember any others.

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Wed, 03-20-2013 - 10:39am

WTH is a hilltopper?  lol

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Wed, 03-20-2013 - 10:32am

Daisy, tell them they should be cheering for Western KY for their awesome mascot.  

I know you are thinking they are the Big Red Blobs, but that's a Hilltopper.

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Wed, 03-20-2013 - 9:15am

Yeah... poor UK!   I really felt bad for them this year.  I don't think a good NCAA basketball player has graduated from college in a really long time...during their freshman or sophomore year, they want to go pro and make that money!   They are using their scholarships as a springboard to the pro's... they don't care about their education... they only care about the $$$$$$! 

I think making the college degree a requirement would help the kids in their future lives... something to use when and if they DO get hurt, don't live up to expectations, get cut from a pro team, etc.

I'm sure a lot of the kids think that only a few years of playing pro ball will give them enough money to live on the rest of their lives ... but the way they spend money (instead of investing it) or give it to someone else to manage for them who takes them for all their worth, there is liable to not be any money for later.  

Anyway.... OFF MY SOAP BOX NOW!!!!

I am glad you posted, Sandy... I have not filled out my brackets yet but I will tonight.... and then I will post it tomorrow.... or later on tonight.

I love that Tracy's gang is rooting for our Wolverine's!!!  Of course we are too.... I just hope they don't lose in the first round... that is just embarassing even though we were 4th seed.

Missy - you dissing The Big Ten???  Neither of those are Big Ten teams... LOL  Just kidding...

When my girls were younger, they always liked to predict Gonzaga to win because they loved the name. There were a few other teams they liked because of their silly names but I cannot remember them right now, only Gonzaga sticks out in my mind.

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Wed, 03-20-2013 - 8:34am

I saw a few comments on FB about that last night Tracy.

I didn't fill one out this year.  One year the girls drew names out of a hat and that bracket did the best in the house. :/  DH isn't into basketball so I'm not forced to watch or follow along! :)

Ohio State plays in Dayton in the 1st round.  I bet that house will be rockin'! 

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Wed, 03-20-2013 - 6:36am

Worse season ever.   UK got beat by Robert Morris in the first round of the NIT last night.   Mercifully, their season is over.  

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Wed, 03-20-2013 - 6:29am

No Duke fan here either.  I have no idea on how to fill out my bracket this time.  Not that I have anytime before but this time seems harder to me.  Think I will just toss all the names in a hat and see what comes out.

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Tue, 03-19-2013 - 7:48pm

Not a Duke fan either. I like Creighton and VCU.

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Tue, 03-19-2013 - 5:14pm

Sandy, we should do an NIT bracket. How sad is that? KY was just painful to watch this year. No matter, though. We got the cavalary coming in next year. We'll be right back in there.

I am pulling for MI this year. I hate Duke, hate Indiana, and hate Louisville. So, Go Blue! Even Daniel is in with that one. He knew that was the back-up team. I also like any SEC team, so that's Florida and Mississippi, and I like Butler.

Final Four? Michigan, Ohio State, Butler, and (yuck!) UL.

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