The Mess Before The Madness

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This is the week for random runs from teams with losing records, the high-grade goofiness of mid-major haircuts and weird apostrophe-enhanced hybrid names ... Mostly, though, this week stands out for the baffling little blips of grace and brilliance delivered by teams from Directional Illinois or Right To Work State Tech or Upper Midwestern Land Grant University at Smallish City, playing out of their minds and better than they ever have, giving their collective all for the right to get flattened by Michigan State in some Midwestern field house next Thursday.

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David J. Roth on Championship Week is worth your time, especially as we head into the weekend and things start to get serious all over the major conferences. Plus, he talks about sex and pizza. Check it out here.

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