***Official 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Thread***

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  1. LouPhinFan

    LouPhinFan It's ok to say "I don't know". Finheaven VIP Donator

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    Here's your bracket:

    http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/ncaa-tournament/brackets/viewable_men#

    Man, that south region, yikes. LOL at UK fans bitching on Twitter. The committee probably does hate them, as well they should. They're Kentucky and they'll get beat by Wichita State.


    Louisville got a 2 seed for the third time in program history. The other 2 times were in 1980 and 1986. Louisville is 11-0 as a 2 seed, winning National titles both of those years. Hmmmmm. I think that streak ends this year, though. This U of L team is young and doesn't have a high basketball IQ yet. They're a year away (they're a top 5 team next season). An accurate description of this team that I've heard is "they have the composure of a bag of squirrels". That's pretty apt.

    Duke is hitting on all cylinders at the right time, but they didn't deserve a 1 seed. They're the Vegas favorite followed by Carolina, UK, Nova, Kansas, Gonzaga, and U of L.
     
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    I had my doubts, but after looking at how the bracket shaped up I like NDs chances of making it 3 years in a row in the Elite 8. For what its worth I have Louisville in the Final Four.
     
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    It's possible, the Midwest is the weakest region, but Kansas presents a problem on defense for us.
     
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    A win is a win...... boy do I need a drink.
     
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    Go Miami!
     
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    Mike Brey gonna Mike Brey. His tournament record is...mixed.
     
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    Good one cookin' right now between VA Tech and Wiskey.
     
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    What an embarrassment this Miami game is. Should be up 20.
     
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    Beachem was 3/23 in the tournament. Oh well.
     
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    Huggy Bear can flat out coach.
     
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    ACC ****ting the bed this year. Heh, it happens sometimes.
     
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    Sorry Lou, y'all weren't as bad as fsu but same result. Sucks for us!

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    ACC got 6 of the 7 teams (with U of L ineligible) into the Sweet 16 last year. The tournament has always been about tough guards, matchups, and streaky teams getting hot, this just wasn't the ACC's year. It happens.

    Hopefully FSU and Duke can reload. UNC should be fine. U of L will be a top 5 team preseason next year. We've got everyone coming back (Donovan Mitchell said he was returning after the game, but we'll see) and adding a top 10 recruiting class that includes a stretch 4 that can shoot the 3.
     
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    I've heard that Bacon and Isaac are gone for FSU as possible lottery picks. I can see Bacon thriving in the NBA but Isaac is just so inconsistent though supremely talented. I guess we'll see. We had a strong recruiting class so hopefully we can pick up next year strong. I guess I have to cheer for UNC now.

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    The Bell guy from Oregon is a beast. If you didn't watch the game, his stats would seem not that great since he only had 9 pts. But the guy had a ton of rebounds and more important, he shut down the paint. The guy had like 9 blocks. This Oregon team is looking really tough. They slowed down an explosive Kansas team and talented offense that was averaging 90pts a game, especially in tournament. And only allowed 60pts and confused them.

    They beat a red hot Michigan team Thursday whose offense was really good too. It would be cool to see them in the finals instead of the usual, kentucky or UNC who one or the other will play Oregon. I want to see them because I like to see different teams. This is the first time they made it to the final 4 in 70 years I think the announcer said. I would be cool to see a finals of Gonzaga vs Oregon or SC vs Oregon.
     
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    Sorry, CO.


    But maybe this will help you feel better:

    [tweet]846214230026178564[/tweet]
     
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    Gonzaga is in for Monday night. Now can UNC make it? UNC vs Gonzaga for the title? YES PLEASE!!!!!!!!
     
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    :lol: Nice. That's what my bracket looked like for the Final.

    C'mon Carolina! (Bump rooting for his money)
     

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