The 2018 March Madness Thread!

once_upon

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I'm hoping Creighton can go a couple of games :)

Kansas has always been my sentimental favorite. But mostly I want an exciting tournament
 

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Arkansas. Because once a razorback, always a razorback. I do follow all the SEC teams, but U of A Fayetteville is my alma mater.
Another Razorback here! :D I think it’s been AWHILE since they got past the second round, though. East Regional looks the most doable - especially if Villanova goes down early.
 

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My friend at work always does a pool; I have 3 brackets! I know absolutely nothing about college basketball but this is tradition. I read one 538 article so I think I’m good to go. I have Villanova, Kentucky and UVA winning. It’s not too late to bet against myself :rofl:
 

Aceon6

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I don't have any ties to this year's bracket. The Michigan teams have impressed me, so I'm going for UMich and MichSt making the final 4.
 

HeatherC

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So my bracket for work is pretty much down the toilet thanks to UVA apparently forgetting how to play basketball, LOL :rofl: :eek: :fragile: (I still have my champion though...I picked Villanova to win it all so I still have a shot! :p)
 

Debbie S

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Local news reported that UMBC's website crashed during the game - everyone trying to find out who/where they are. Their poor IT guys (and communications crew). Congrats to the Retrievers!

I've never done a bracket challenge b/c I'm sure I'd lose big, lol.
 

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Jairus Lyles of the UMBC Retrievers transferred from VCU here in Richmond. VCU didn't make the show this year for the first time in several seasons.

Good boy LOL. :dog: (not a retriever but still...)
 

Vash01

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I don't have any ties to this year's bracket. The Michigan teams have impressed me, so I'm going for UMich and MichSt making the final 4.
President Obama agrees with you. :) He has picked Michigan state to win the championship. (I hope i am remembering this right).
 

Vash01

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My two alma maters Kansas state and Texas Tech made it to the Madness. I saw yesterday that KSU won their game.

While waiting for my flight at Seattle airport i watched the shocker of this tournament- the number 16 team beat the number one Virginia. So sad for the Va fans who were in tears! I still don't know who this underdog team is from. (Been too busy for the last 13 hours).

ETA- Also happy that both Arizona and Arizona State (my lical teams) made it to the tournament, but Arizona lost to Buffalo in the first round. :( Now it is up to Arizona state.
 

Artistic Skaters

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UMBC is in the Baltimore area. You can visit their website now, it's working. The headline is "University of a Million Brackets Crushed." :lol:
Best mascot too. True Grit the Chesapeake Bay Retriever. Even better than Terrapins.

ETA: Had to turn the channel from the OSU-Gonzaga game. Want OSU, but expecting Gonzaga & it's neck in neck.
 
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HeatherC

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My bracket is SO busted right now that I'm rooting for all upsets the rest of the way except for Villanova....I still have them as my winner, LOL :rofl: :yikes: :fragile: :lol: :eek:
 

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Sigh...it was fun while it lasted. Good job by UMBC to hang in there against a larger/stronger team. Local news said earlier that UMBC's bookstore did almost as much in merchandise sales this weekend as they do in a year. Good for the school.
 

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