Thursday, March 22, 2007
So I'm not going to live-blog tonight because I think I've done enough for a lifetime in the past week. What I am going to do is occasionally throw some of the funny announcing lines for the night, and other random things as I see fit. So stop by if you're bored.
If you're a Channel 4 News Team member feel free to do the same. Cheers, and enjoy the games. (Quotes and other goodness after the jump)
Jay Bilas just made a reference to "Beating off...the dribble." Basketball is dirty. [Run Up The Score]
I just love guys named Dick. Everytime you hear their name it's just funny. (AA)
"I'm sure Bill Self got into Jackson after that timeout"- Bilas (AA)
"It's like two defensive backs running into each other"- JB, talking about two players from different teams.
"The body rub goes against him....Rubba Dub Dub."- Bill Raftery
Verne just called Acie Law IV.....Acie Earl about 4 times.....Acie Earl played for Iowa in the early 90s.
You've heard Jay Bilas refer to Sherron Collins' high school football career, but have you read the Chicago phenom's player diary? I haven't either, but I'm going to now. [Extra P.]
"Protect the women and children! Send it in Uncle Joe"- BR
(Somebody let Tracy ride the Motorcycle!!!!)
"And fans want a foul as he bumped Hardaway from the ball"- Enberg, Tim Hardaway probably appreciated that.
I'm pretty sure Jay Bilas has called Wright....long and athletic.....about 14,000 times. And yes....we know he can't shoot.
"It's like a fumble out there"- DE
"And like a fumble the KEY is possession"- JB
Umm....thanks Jay....never knew that.
Whoa. A wasp on the backboard. That was crazy. "It's Kansas getting stung!"- JB
"FLOOR BURN U.....for both teams!"- DE
"They've got a number of scorers who can get into the lane without charging." - JB - I think we can all appreciate a ballhandler who goes about their business without getting too rough (One More Dying Quail)
"Arthur with his 4th as he reaches in from behind"- DE
"Jamaal Tatum.....THE GUTS OF A BURGLAR!!!"- JB
"AND YOUNG TO WIN IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!"- DE, Umm yeah, it's the last play of the game, and they're down three. Unless we're playing Rock N' Jock...I don't think there's a 4-point basket.
P.S.- THAT'S why I don't like Enberg.
"They're going to make him think about it"- BR
"Whooo.....and we're going to catch our breath"- VL
"Come on guys....make your mind up."- BR, after the Refs were taking too much time to make a clock adjustment.
"Gray leading the Panthers with 14 points on the season"- DE, Read it again.
I'm pretty sure Raftery just called Bradshaw from Tennessee a Nooch.
I know I gave Verne and Bill the top grade earlier in the Tourney, but I think they are really understating the Ohio State comeback. I mean that was AMAZING, and it took absoultely no time. I'm a tad bit disappointed.
"He's dotted the I in Ohio State!" - Verne Lundquist, noticing the placement of a blood spot on Oden's jersey. (Raftery's unguarded giggling after this remark was priceless) - Extra P.
I also thought that Jay Bilas had the line of the night when talking about the SIU defense. He said at one point "This has got to be like sitting in the dentist's chair for Kansas!" Which is exactly the way it felt to be watching it as a fan. - Extra P.