Thursday, March 20, 2008
Okay folks. Here's what we've got for the start of the Tourney.
(12) Temple (21-12) vs (5) Michigan State (25-8) 12:20 PM South (Denver): Gus Johnson and Len Elmore
(14) Georgia (17-16) vs (3) Xavier (27-6) 12:20 PM West (Washington, DC): Craig Bolerjack and Bob Wenzel
(16) Portland State (23-9) vs (1) Kansas (31-3)
12:25 PM Midwest (Omaha): Kevin Harlan and Dan Bonner
Spreads: Xavier -8.5 (O/U 129), Kansas -22.5 (O/U 146), MSU -7 (O/U 135)
AA's Picks: GA =8.5, Kansas -22.5, MSU -7
I'll have Temple-MSU on the tube and if I can get on the MMOD I'll put on whatever game is closer (presumably GA-Xavier).
20 minutes until tipoff! Who do you like today??? Oh and thanks to everyone who signed up for the Pick 'Em contest....we're up to 320 and you've got a little bit of time left to sign up.
And we're live!
"It's the time of the year when Seth can't sleep and Clark can't eat."- Greg Gumbel
And there's the tip....Georgia and Xavier is off. 2-0 Xavier on a dunk. Oh and for those of you watching online there appears to be no announcer feed. That stinks.
Slightly annoying, but our CBS affiliate in Hawaii isn't showing the game in HD. We have PSU / Kansas....booooooooo. (Via JManrulez1)
That's horrible. I'm sorry.
"How about Gaines leads the team in Points, Rebounds, Assits, and Steals. He also sells hot dogs."- Bob Wenzel
Boo....not funny. Xavier looks good early (up 4) and Kansas-PSU just got underway. And I've been officially sent to Gus in Denver. Weeeeee.
11-3 Kansas and 11-10 Georgia.
Ooooooooooooooooooh I have Gus Johnson on MMOD. I think I just popped wood. This could be the greatest work day ever!! (Via Jeremy)
That's what it's all about. I also like the way Gus is pronouncing Goozman (Guzman) from Temple.
CBS shows a graphic about how "it's not easy being green" (all of the first-timers are playing 1 or 2 seeds), and Len Elmore completely misses the point (talks about Michigan State and Notre Dame wearing green, which isn't even true for the latter.) (Via Wilmott)
Yeah I couldn't even try to understand that one. I seriously tune him out when he's talking.
"Dave, don't try to block shots, Bliss! You're better when you're on the floor, fella!" - Craig Bolerjack (Via S2N)
I have Jay Bilas, my wood is gone and my dick totally popped off and ran away. (Via Anon)
Touche'. Portland State is only down 7 now with under 10 to play and Georgia is up six.
For those watching MSU/Temple, I assume the score really isn't 0-0 with 11 minutes left? (Via Paco)
11-11 under 11 minutes. Boring game. Gus seems rather subdued.
If I got fired right now, I wouldn't even mind because it'd give me a good excuse to leave and get twice as drunk. (Via Mez)
Here come the Spartans...they're up seven. Kansas up 8 and Georgia up 3.
Craig Bolerjack: "And a turnover off the inbounds, after the time out. As a former coach, what does that do to you?"
Bob Wenzel: "Gives you grey hair."
Craig Bolerjack: "As clearly evidenced."
Okay that's your first half for Temple-MSU. Spartans up 9 at the break. GA is up 9 at and Kansas is up 23. Also does anyone have any idea who these two guys on MMOD are?
Okay so that's Columbia's Coach? He looks like Alonzo Bodden from Last Comic Standing. Xavier is slowing coming back and Bob Wenzel's laugh is starting to creep me out. Down 4 now. The other two games are blowouts.
"No one uses the dribble on Georgia unless they're going somewhere."- Craig Bolerjack
Are the MMOD guys broadcasting live from a bathroom? (Via MarkCiz)
Looks like it doesn't it? And we have a tie game between Xavier and Georgia under 8 to go.
Xavier just keeps the run going - up 8 with 5 minutes to go. Temple has closed it to 14 with 7:30 to go, and Kansas leads by 24 with 2 minutes. (Via Spartan Dan)
Looks like we're coming down to the wire in this GA-Xavier game. 5 point game with 3:13 left.
"Those games played at Georgia Tech which if you didn't know is a rival of Georgia."- Bob Wenzel
No Shit!? 1:50 left...4 point game. And Damn.....Miss Bliss just threw down on Xavier!
64-61 with a minute to go.
68-61 with 51.1 to go.
And that's the ball game.....Xavier moves on along with Kansas and Michigan State. Good game. New thread time! Switch it up.
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