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Quinn1979

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On the NCAA Tournament

After allowing for some time for it to digest, I wanted to share some thoughts on the NCAA tournament in general. The NCAA should really use the 2014 tournament as a wake-up call for the need to...

NCAA Tournament and Seeding Observations

1. Such a difference. In college football, polls are hugely important and have helped determine the national champion. In college basketball, the polls couldn't be more meaningless. ...

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First (and Only) AAC Tournament Pool - RESULTS

It's been real. And, it's been fun. But, it hasn't been...real fun. Sorry for the delay in getting the results distributed. It's a pretty big copy-and-paste exercise that, unfortunately, I...

U of L Seeding Predictions

This is getting comical. Joe Lunardi has actually moved UofL DOWN in the seeding predictions this morning. That's right, Louisville has been demoted to a #4 seed despite crushing victories over...

First (and Only) AAC Tournament Pool

To continue the annual rite of Spring, let's do another conference tournament pool. I will leave it up to the Powers That Be at CardChronicle to determine the prize to the winner. In the past,...

Inconsistent Polls And Rankings

As everyone has noticed, there are major inconsistencies in the polls and ratings. Below is a summary of the major polls and rankings (as of March 1, 2014) with some questions and observations...

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2013 Big East Tournament Pool - FINAL STANDINGS

Thanks to everyone for playing. It is pretty amazing that 110/117 entrants got the winner of a 14-team tournament correct. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to the three folks who finished in a tie for...

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2013 Big East Tournament Pool - Day 4 Standings

Well, this thing's over. We have a 3-way tie for the winner among Card 83, DarkSlime-N-MyVeins and IHaveNoIdeaWhatImTalkinAbout. The only thing that they're playing for is posterity and the...

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2013 Big East Tournament Pool - Day 3 Standings

Congratulations to the 7 folks who still have a clean sheet after all of the games in the BET. Adam_b10 is first in the alphabet among the group and is trying to go from start to finish at the top...

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2013 Big East Tournament Pool - Day 2 Standings

Congratulations to the 24 people who have a clean sheet so far. Basically, that means that they picked chalk with the exception of #9 Cincinnati over #8 Providence. There are some great...

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2013 Big East Tournament Pool - Day 1 Standings

After finding the needles in the haystack in order to get the Excel to work properly (misspellings of "Cincinatti" and "Villinova"....), I present to you the standings through Day 1 of the Big East...

2013 Big East Tournament Pool

It's a contest. It's free. You could win a Sugar Bowl poster.

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Treatise on Clock Management

On the heels of the UGa/Bama game, the famous Les Miles game a few years ago and some of the other things we've seen this year, I'd like to address clock and timeout management in college football ...

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BCS Standings for Undefeated Teams

There are 6 undefeated teams left in college football this year and their current BCS rankings are as follows: #1 #3 #4 #5 #16 And Ohio St. Which one of those doesn't fit with the...

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Suggestion for NCAA re: Reffing

So I just re-watched the last 12 minutes of the UofL/Florida game. Something happened in the technical foul that caught my eye. Karl Hess performed the most over-the-top dramatic Technical you...

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Big East Tournament Pool - FINAL STANDINGS

Thanks everyone for playing and congrats to guardcard! Looking forward to the editorial he/she writes about.

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Big East Tournament Pool - Day 4 Standings

Here's the updated standings. Here's the crazy thing: IF Cincinnati wins tomorrow, that will mark the second straight year where NOBODY in the tournament pool picked the winner. Last year,...

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Big East Tournament Pool - Day 3 Standings

How's this for irony? Remember when UofL lost to Notre Dame this year and everyone was beside themselves? Fast forward to March and now UofL is playing the #2 seed Irish in the semi's of the BET....

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Big East Tournament Pool - Day 2 Standings

Congrats to the eight people who have a perfect bracket thusfar.

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Syracuse

Ahhh....the Present - Vs. UConn in the Big East Tournament as the #1 seed - Thursday afternoon in New York - At the Garden - Orange everywhere

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Big East Tournament Pool - Day 1 Standings

Thanks everyone for participating -- especially on late notice. We had 88 entries on only a few hours of notice. For the championship, Syracuse is the favorite with 30 picks out of the 88. ...

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2012 Big East Tournament Pool - URGENT ACTION REQUIRED

There's another Big East Tournament pool this year. Like last year, the scoring system will have a twist because otherwise the format of the tournament doesn’t encourage risk taking (ie, you...

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Updated Big East BCS Scenarios

  If all 6 of the remaining games have a 50/50 probability of either team winning, Louisville has a 56% chance of making the BCS and is the most likely team to make it.  In other words, Louisville...

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Complete BCS Scenarios for Every Big East Team

  Louisville   Option #1:  Louisville WINS against USF (@USF) AND:   1.     (a)  WVU beats Pitt AND (b) Cincinnati must lose one of their remaining two games (@Syracuse or vs. UConn).   OR   2.    ...

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How Louisville goes to the BCS

Let's sum this thing up. Option #1:  UofL WINS against South Florida AND: 1. (a)  WVU beats Pitt AND (b) Cincinnati must lose one of their remaining two games (@Syracuse or vs. UConn). OR 2.  (a) P...

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Supplement to the the BCS Scenario Analysis: UofL has a 25-30% chance of the BCS

I read with great interest the variety of scenarios that UofL has to make it to a BCS game.  However, I think it is much more complicated.  I'll try to be as succinct as possible.  There are seven...

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Awesome David Akers Interview

I had never heard David Akers speak before, but I gotta tell you that this is one of the best interviews I have ever heard.  Very well spoken and humble.  I'm sure most UofL fans are aware of the...

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Conference Realignment - Answer Me This

Can someone please answer this question for me?  How are the reigning NCAA Champion Basketball program and the most profitable basketball program in the country left on an island in the conference...

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Louisville Should Play Some Offense (in the Conference Realignment Process)

So I just read an article in the Wall Street Journal about the remnant Big East / Big XII teams that are being viewed as leftovers.  What if UofL takes matters into its own hands and executes a...

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NCAA Tournament Statistics

Just saw the Nova game.  Can someone please tell me what the 3pt shooting percentage in the NCAA tournament is with less than 20 seconds left with the game on the line?  Is it 95%? words words...

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