Elite Eight Open Thread: Missouri-UConn

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Game: West Regional Final
Teams: Missouri Tigers vs. Connecticut Huskies
Location: Glendale, Arizona
Start Time: 4:40PM EST (CBS)
Network and Announcers: Dick Enberg, Jay Bilas
Favorite: UConn (-6)

Posted by Awful Announcing at 4:35 PM


Grandpa Dickl with a fift cent word thrown in: "Conncecticut omnipetant from the start."

WordGirl watching with the grand kids, mutch?

JamesCraven said...
Mar 28, 2009, 4:48:00 PM  
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University said...
Mar 28, 2009, 5:03:00 PM  

"Here comes the gold clad Missouri Tigers." - Dick Enberg
Gold? More like urine colored.

"We're in a footabll stadium with a football score. 24-17" - Dick Enberg

JFein said...
Mar 28, 2009, 5:06:00 PM  

"Stanley Robinson has another step on his ladder."- Jay Bilas

49er16 said...
Mar 28, 2009, 5:08:00 PM  

"To beat, Thabeet. No pun intended."- Dick Enberg

Sure, Dick

49er16 said...
Mar 28, 2009, 5:12:00 PM  

"They are dribbling the leather off the ball."- Jay Bilas

49er16 said...
Mar 28, 2009, 5:12:00 PM  

"Paul hits a 3 to match his distance.....no, it's a 2 now." - Grandpa Dick

No, Dick, it never was a 3. It was nowhere close to a 3.

JFein said...
Mar 28, 2009, 5:19:00 PM  

"His ability to get his head down and go to the rim is really impressive." - Jay Bilas

JFein said...
Mar 28, 2009, 5:52:00 PM  

"I want to duel with Thabeet." - Grandpa Dick

JFein said...
Mar 28, 2009, 5:54:00 PM  

"That'll be no Boston Tea Party." - Grandpa Dick on the Nova-Pitt game.

JFein said...
Mar 28, 2009, 6:23:00 PM  

I have never been more aware of how terrible Dick Enberg is until this game. He has constantly misidentified players (usually correcting himself after saying the name of the wrong player), mentions a player's name when they are not involved in the action, makes unwitty/unfunny comments, and in general rambles on with little to contribute to the enjoyment or knowledge of the game.

Albert said...
Mar 28, 2009, 6:27:00 PM  

Dick Enberg, NCAA Tournament, 2009

= Curt Gowdy, NCAA Tournament, 1979

Anonymous said...
Mar 28, 2009, 7:39:00 PM  

"You'd rather give up something inside the (3 point) line than something outside". -Jay Bilas

Micah said...
Mar 28, 2009, 8:25:00 PM  

"Advantage UCONN." - Jay Bilas, when uconn is up 5 and at the line with 7 seconds to go.

Oh really, Jay? Are you sure that the team up 5 has the advantage? How much do you get paid to make these brilliant observations?

Micah said...
Mar 28, 2009, 8:28:00 PM  

Enberg, on Nova-Pitt: "That'll be no Boston Tea party."

Yeah, Grandpa Dick's so old, he attended the original one in 1770!

JamesCraven said...
Mar 28, 2009, 11:33:00 PM  

I'll take Dick Enberg and his malaprops over Gus Johnson's screaming over a run-of-the-mill time out any day.

Steve Smith said...
Mar 30, 2009, 1:58:00 PM  

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