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    Looks like all lines are up now.

    Zags look decent.

    Tech all day against the Purdue chokers.

    Kentucky should handle KState. I just don't see how KState can hang, UK been on another level for few weeks now.

    Nova line seems short but don't see how they don't roll. Plenty of guards to handle the press, and I don't think WVU can hurt them all that much on the boards.

    Can Loyola keep winning?
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    Duke -800....Duke wins easy. Don't sweat the points.
    Texas AM +145...TexasAM is better than Michigan. They'll win.
    Villanova -5...Villanova will blow out West Virginia
    Texas Tech +105....Purdue stinks without Haas. Tech will win.
    Nevada -145...Nevada has lot more talent than Loyola.


    Gonzaga/FSU, Kansas/Clemson, and KState/Kentucky can't figure them out

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    Clemson suddenly getting a lot of respect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plaza23 View Post
    Duke -800....Duke wins easy. Don't sweat the points.
    Texas AM +145...TexasAM is better than Michigan. They'll win.
    Villanova -5...Villanova will blow out West Virginia
    Texas Tech +105....Purdue stinks without Haas. Tech will win.
    Nevada -145...Nevada has lot more talent than Loyola.


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    Quote Originally Posted by KRIT View Post
    Looks like all lines are up now.

    Zags look decent.

    Tech all day against the Purdue chokers.

    Kentucky should handle KState. I just don't see how KState can hang, UK been on another level for few weeks now.

    Nova line seems short but don't see how they don't roll. Plenty of guards to handle the press, and I don't think WVU can hurt them all that much on the boards.

    Can Loyola keep winning?
    You sure about Kentucky? I think they’re in for a game.
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    Quote Originally Posted by t-wizzle View Post
    You sure about Kentucky? I think they’re in for a game.
    Kentucky is a team that'll get their shit kicked in if they can't get to the rim. They're not that good of a shooting team, but they're just so big and athletic. IMO, if a team focuses on and can actually keep them out of the paint, Kentucky is in big trouble. Easier said than done though.

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    I love the disrespect Michigan keeps getting. It's pretty much happened all year. If A&M gives U of M as many open looks as they did NC, you better believe Michigan is going to knock down a ton of those 3's. Michigan's defense can also be suffocating. U of M is the better team, and they'll show it.
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    I think Michigan is a bad matchup for a&m. Michigan four and five play on the perimeter opening up driving lanes and open three point shots. Texas a&m size will be a disadvantage against Michigan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by champlain View Post
    I think Michigan is a bad matchup for a&m. Michigan four and five play on the perimeter opening up driving lanes and open three point shots. Texas a&m size will be a disadvantage against Michigan.
    I think you’re completely wrong. Michigan has struggled against good bigs all season, and these are the best bigs they’re going to play. UofM lost 2/3 to Purdue, they let Bamba & Ostenkowski get theirs against Texas (still beat Texas tho), they got owned by Welsh down low and needed a crazy late game run and OT to beat UCLA at home.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DOM_Toretto View Post
    I think you’re completely wrong. Michigan has struggled against good bigs all season, and these are the best bigs they’re going to play. UofM lost 2/3 to Purdue, they let Bamba & Ostenkowski get theirs against Texas (still beat Texas tho), they got owned by Welsh down low and needed a crazy late game run and OT to beat UCLA at home.
    Their 2 losses versus Purdue were when Purdue was untouchable and they were by a total of 5 points. One which was gift wrapped by some poor officiating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by t-wizzle View Post
    You sure about Kentucky? I think they’re in for a game.
    KState barely beat a 16 seed. I honestly think Davidson and Buffalo are better teams. Even if Wade can play, I doubt he makes much of a difference against Kentucky.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KRIT View Post
    KState barely beat a 16 seed. I honestly think Davidson and Buffalo are better teams. Even if Wade can play, I doubt he makes much of a difference against Kentucky.
    So what though? That’s only one game. That same team beat a Virginia squad that no one could beat all year.

    Kansas State was pretty solid this season. Every now and then they’d throw in a dud but for the most part they were formidable.

    KRIT you know everyone is going to take Kentucky for the exact reason you just said.
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    Quote Originally Posted by t-wizzle View Post
    So what though? That’s only one game. That same team beat a Virginia squad that no one could beat all year.

    Kansas State was pretty solid this season. Every now and then they’d throw in a dud but for the most part they were formidable.

    KRIT you know everyone is going to take Kentucky for the exact reason you just said.
    Yeah I know, I'm a little worried cause I like a lot of favorites which I feel isn't good. You think Loyola can hang?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KRIT View Post
    Yeah I know, I'm a little worried cause I like a lot of favorites which I feel isn't good. You think Loyola can hang?
    For sure. They can win. I might take them.
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    I'm leaning Florida State, Texas Tech and Nevada.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plaza23 View Post
    Duke -800....Duke wins easy. Don't sweat the points.
    Texas AM +145...TexasAM is better than Michigan. They'll win.
    Villanova -5...Villanova will blow out West Virginia
    Texas Tech +105....Purdue stinks without Haas. Tech will win.
    Nevada -145...Nevada has lot more talent than Loyola.


    Gonzaga/FSU, Kansas/Clemson, and KState/Kentucky can't figure them out
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    Quote Originally Posted by KRIT View Post
    Looks like all lines are up now.

    Zags look decent. FSU has stepped up huge - knocked off #1 seed Xavier in clutch time - I will likely take the points

    Tech all day against the Purdue chokers. When has Purdue choked? I like the better more experienced team at basically a PK

    Kentucky should handle KState. I just don't see how KState can hang, UK been on another level for few weeks now. I will not be backing K-state but I am waiting for Kentucky to show their true colors - we saw it all season long. They are young and have not been tested in tournament time yet.

    Nova line seems short but don't see how they don't roll. Plenty of guards to handle the press, and I don't think WVU can hurt them all that much on the boards. Nova is the best team in the tournament for sure... I will likely be laying chalk on this one

    Can Loyola keep winning?
    I added a few comments

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    Texas tech so far. All the lines are dead on
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    Quote Originally Posted by Plaza23 View Post
    Duke -800....Duke wins easy. Don't sweat the points.
    Texas AM +145...TexasAM is better than Michigan. They'll win.
    Villanova -5...Villanova will blow out West Virginia
    Texas Tech +105....Purdue stinks without Haas. Tech will win.
    Nevada -145...Nevada has lot more talent than Loyola.


    Gonzaga/FSU, Kansas/Clemson, and KState/Kentucky can't figure them out

    I like these 2 plays the most.. NOVA and AM...

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    UMBC could have beaten K-state they missed a bunch of open 3's in the 2nd half

    UMBC also lost to albany by 40

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    Quote Originally Posted by magaman View Post
    I added a few comments
    Yeah I'm warming up to FSU. Think that game will be a grind, taking the points might make sense here.

    Purdue chokes every season in the tourney. They did it against Butler this weekend, blew like an 8 point lead late in the game. Under two minutes I think they had three consecutive turnovers.

    I still think Davidson and Buffalo were good tests for them. If you watched, UK played really well which is why they were blowouts. KState is garbage, they went like 7 minutes without a field goal against UMBC. Not buying KState.

    Yeah the more I look at Nova the more I like them. Nothing about WVU should give them problems. Nova will run into trouble when they play a big team that can hurt them on the boards. WVU plays a bunch of guards along with Konate. I don't think the press will phase Nova at all.

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    I pounded Kentucky and Kansas today. Think both of their opponents are trash. Clemson is without their best player and have played 2 shit teams. Wade will prob play for K State but will not be near 100%, if Kentucky brings any kind of intensity on D K State will struggle to score.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coolcanuck79 View Post
    I'm leaning Florida State, Texas Tech and Nevada.
    Did you see the stat ESPN showed, Boeheim having 7 wins as a double-digit seed in NCAA tournament? The next 2-3 coaches on that list have 3 wins each... I'm rooting for the Orange to win but the two regular season games I just re-watched (losses to Duke and UVA) really make it hard to see how they could overcome the talented Duke team.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KRIT View Post
    Yeah I'm warming up to FSU. Think that game will be a grind, taking the points might make sense here.

    Purdue chokes every season in the tourney. They did it against Butler this weekend, blew like an 8 point lead late in the game. Under two minutes I think they had three consecutive turnovers.

    I still think Davidson and Buffalo were good tests for them. If you watched, UK played really well which is why they were blowouts. KState is garbage, they went like 7 minutes without a field goal against UMBC. Not buying KState.

    Yeah the more I look at Nova the more I like them. Nothing about WVU should give them problems. Nova will run into trouble when they play a big team that can hurt them on the boards. WVU plays a bunch of guards along with Konate. I don't think the press will phase Nova at all.
    WVU has the best PG left in the tournament. It's a problem for anyone on the opposite side of the floor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pabonaparte View Post
    WVU has the best PG left in the tournament. It's a problem for anyone on the opposite side of the floor.
    Uhhh you’re just gonna throw Jevon Carter above Jalen Brunson that easily?? Lol. Guess you’ll see after this game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MMANick View Post
    I love the disrespect Michigan keeps getting. It's pretty much happened all year. If A&M gives U of M as many open looks as they did NC, you better believe Michigan is going to knock down a ton of those 3's. Michigan's defense can also be suffocating. U of M is the better team, and they'll show it.
    agree

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    Quote Originally Posted by DOM_Toretto View Post
    Uhhh you’re just gonna throw Jevon Carter above Jalen Brunson that easily?? Lol. Guess you’ll see after this game.
    Carter definitely has the best defensive hands by far out of any guard I've seen all year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bonzaii View Post
    Carter definitely has the best defensive hands by far out of any guard I've seen all year.
    I agree with that, but he won't be owning Brunson. Carter can only guard one guy, Nova has four guys who can hurt you from the perimeter.

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