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Old 03-13-2006, 04:29 PM  
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This is the most pointless exercise ever. I mean obviously it's hard to pick the brackets. But every year you see these ESPN analysts predict the first round games and they just all predict the higher seeds across the board. Digger Phelps just broke down half the first round games, and I think he picked two lower seeds to win... one was a 9 seed Wisconsin and the other was 10 seed Seton Hall beating Wichita State. The brackets never hold together that well. Yet he does it every year. Why? Take a chance!
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Old 03-13-2006, 04:32 PM   #2
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Because experts don't think the smaller schools have a very good chance against the bigger schools.
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Old 03-13-2006, 04:33 PM   #3
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By definition, shouldn't the higher seed always be expected to win? I know that upsets are common, but if you're an analyst who's playing the odds, it's common sense to pick the higher seed.
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Old 03-13-2006, 04:36 PM   #4
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when was the last time Dickie V didn't pick AT LEAST 3 #1 seeds to get to the final four?!

And if all 4 weren't the #1's, you can bank on them being 3's or lower.

I like Jay Bilas, that's about it.
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Old 03-13-2006, 04:41 PM   #5
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Digger just did the Oakland bracket. Only upset he had there was 9 seed Bucknell beating Arkansas.

I understand being "safe" but there's gonna be way more than a couple 9 seeds and a 10 seed as the only upsets in the first round.
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Old 03-13-2006, 04:42 PM   #6
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My bracket only has 1 # 1 team in the Final Four.


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Old 03-13-2006, 04:45 PM   #7
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Now he did the Atlanta bracket... he had UNC Wilmington as the 9 seed as the only upset. So according to Digger, we'll have three 9 seeds and a 10 seed Seton Hall as the only lower seeds advancing. It's almost an insult to my intelligence. What a waste of time. I figure as an "analyst" the job's not to play it safe but to use your basketball knowledge to tell me who is going to advance.
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Old 03-13-2006, 05:02 PM   #8
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Old 03-13-2006, 05:08 PM   #10
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Now he did the Atlanta bracket... he had UNC Wilmington as the 9 seed as the only upset. So according to Digger, we'll have three 9 seeds and a 10 seed Seton Hall as the only lower seeds advancing. It's almost an insult to my intelligence. What a waste of time. I figure as an "analyst" the job's not to play it safe but to use your basketball knowledge to tell me who is going to advance.
I agree with your sentiment that there will be upsets, but as far as calling individual upsets, how can you ever bank on one? The definiton of upset is that it's unexpected.

I guess I don't get them picking every game either because there's no way for it to look meaningful. They should just present little capsules on their upset picks, and not go to the trouble of telling us that Duke will have no trouble with NW Bunghole State.
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For me, I actually have WSU making the sweet 16. *blush*
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