Madness: Day One

Thursday, March 20, 2008

So here we are. The greatest two day span on the planet. All systems (Cable, TIVO, and Internet) are a go and it's going to be a great time. Here's what's on tap. Instead of trying to pull off another Liveblogapocalypse I'm going to be putting up time slot open threads and concentrating on the Announcer quotes, your quotes, and the videos. I'm really trying to get at least three Youtube accounts canceled in one day.

I'm also going to try to provide you with as many updates as I can, but not unless you ask for them. Everyone is going to be watching the games live and/or on the Internet, but if you don't have access just post a comment and ask for an update. I or another commenter will get it to you right away.

It's going to be an awesome day everyone. The beer is icy cold and the jello is in the mold. Here are your NCAA Tournament links for day one and I should get in a couple of posts before the games start at Noon. Cheers!

Oh and there's still time to join the AA Bracket Challenge....

Yahoo Sports Pick 'Em

League #:
Password: basketball

Daily Links:

The Bill Simmons Interview With Gus Johnson (ESPN)
Another Interview With Gus (BU Beat)
The Top Five "Shining Moments" (Busted Coverage)
A Collection Of Expert Picks (100% IR)
About That Bracket-O-Matic (Rumors and Rants)
Panther vs. Jaguar (KSK)
Teams We Hate (Slate)
This Is Why Duke Sucks (You Tube)
The N.I.T. Still Has Spots If You Want To Play (The Onion)

Posted by Awful Announcing- at 8:46 AM


Everyone should be required to watch those "one shining moment" montages this morning. As cheesy as they are they will get you pumped thinking back to all those prior tourneys.

Anonymous said...
Mar 20, 2008, 9:47:00 AM  

Agreed...Utkman. Consider it homework!

Mar 20, 2008, 9:49:00 AM  

Damn......I didn't know we had a 2 Skinnee J's fan up in here...Pump up the Gas Grill!

Anonymous said...
Mar 20, 2008, 10:38:00 AM  

Has the sequel of "This is Why duke sucks" been posted around here yet?

Matt said...
Mar 20, 2008, 10:40:00 AM  

"There's a chance but not a possibility." (when talking about whether MVSU has any hope against UCLA).- whoever the dumba$$ is on SportscenterU right now (callin him AB???)

Anonymous said...
Mar 20, 2008, 10:42:00 AM  

I'll be at the Honda Center for the games in Anaheim today. Enjoy the games guys!

Ryan Drescher said...
Mar 20, 2008, 10:46:00 AM  

@ joe d: That would be Maryland's own Adrian Branch.

Willmott said...
Mar 20, 2008, 10:47:00 AM  

Gus Johnson with the shout-out to AA on Simmons' podcast.

Anonymous said...
Mar 20, 2008, 11:01:00 AM  

"Rise And Fire"

I cannot wait for 12:20 ET.

Brett said...
Mar 20, 2008, 11:38:00 AM  

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