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#1 Mavric

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 07:44 AM

The Game - Pick nine teams in the tournament
 
The Goal - Accumulate the most actual points scored by your teams during the entire tournament
 
The Catch - Your nine teams have to meet the following criteria: One #1 seed, two teams seeded #2, #3 or #4, two teams seeded #5, #6, #7 or #8, two teams seeded #9, #10, #11 or #12 and two teams seeded #13, #14, #15 or #16
 
The contest is for the entire tournament. Thus, if you are selecting any teams playing in the Opening Round, your entry - posted to this thread - is due by the time their game starts. Otherwise, all entries are due by the tip of the first game on Thursday morning. If you put in an entry then make any changes, you need to check the "Edit" box when modifying your post.


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 07:45 AM

Wasn't going to but you guys talked me into it.

 

Sorry we missed last night's games - they won't count in this contest.  But tonight's games are on the table.


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 08:26 AM

S-1 North Carolina

 

E-2 Duke

 

MW-4 Purdue

 

W-5 Notre Dame

 

MW-7 Michigan

 

E-9 Virginia Tech

 

S-10 Wichita State

 

W-13 Bucknell

 

MW-14 Iona


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 09:54 AM

One #1 seed 

North Carolina

 

 

two teams seeded #2, #3 or #4 

Duke, Arizona

 

 

two teams seeded #5, #6, #7 or #8 

Notre Dame, Iowa St.

 

 

two teams seeded #9, #10, #11 or #12

Rhode Island, Wichita St

 

 

two teams seeded #13, #14, #15 or #16

E. Tenn St., New Mexico St.


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 10:11 AM

One #1 seed

North Carolina

 

 

two teams seeded #2, #3 or #4

Baylor, Arizona

 

 

two teams seeded #5, #6, #7 or #8

Minnesota, Cincy

 

 

two teams seeded #9, #10, #11 or #12

Marquette, Middle Tennessee

 

 

two teams seeded #13, #14, #15 or #16

South Dakota St, Winthrop


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 04:57 PM

Gonzaga
UCLA, Arizona
SMU, Maryland
Rhode Island, Middle Tennessee State
Vermont, Winthrop
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Posted 15 March 2017 - 05:21 PM

Gonzaga

Arizona, Kentucky

Michigan, Cincy

Princeton, Nevada

New Mexico State, Vermont


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 05:41 PM

One Seed

Villanova

 

Two-four seeds 

Arizona, UCLA

 

Teams seeded five-eight

Creighton, Notre Dame

 

Teams seeded nine- twelve

Xavier, VCU

 

Teams seeded 13-16

Florida Gulf Coast, Winthrop 


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 06:47 PM

1 1-seed

 

Kansas

 

2 2-4 seeds

 

Arizona, UCLA

 

2 5-8 seeds

 

Notre Dame, Wisconsin

 

2 9-12 seeds

 

Rhode Island, Middle Tennessee State

 

2 13-16 seeds

 

East Tennessee State, Florida Gulf Coast


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 07:57 PM

1 seed: Villanova

2/3/4: Arizona and UCLA

5/6/7/8:Michigan and Notre Dame

9/10/11/12: Rhode Island and Marquette

13/14/15/16: Bucknell and Winthrop


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 08:17 PM

Villanova
UCLA, Duke
Iowa State, Notre Dame
Kansas State, Middle Tennessee
Florida Gulf Coast, Vermont


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 08:43 PM

1 seed: Kansas

 

2-4: Duke, Kentucky

 

5-8: Notre Dame, Baylor

 

9-12: Vanderbilt, Wichita State

 

13-16: Florida Gulf Coast, ETSU


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 08:48 PM

# 1 - North Carolina 

# 2 - Duke

# 2 - Arizona

# 6 - SMU

# 7 - Michigan

#10 - Wichita State

#12 - Middle Tennessee

#13 - East Tennessee State

#14 - Florida Gulf Coast


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 08:49 PM

1 seed: Kansas

 

2-4: Duke, Kentucky

 

5-8: Notre Dame, Baylor

 

9-12: Vanderbilt, Wichita State

 

13-16: Florida Gulf Coast, ETSU

 

Baylor is a #3 seed


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 09:00 PM

Villanova

Duke UCLA

Notre Dame SMU

Wichita State and MTSU

Kent State Vermont


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 08:57 AM

 

1 seed: Kansas

 

2-4: Duke, Kentucky

 

5-8: Notre Dame, Baylor

 

9-12: Vanderbilt, Wichita State

 

13-16: Florida Gulf Coast, ETSU

 

Baylor is a #3 seed

 

No Baylor, Add St Marys


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 09:40 AM

One #1 seed

Villanova

 

 

two teams seeded #2, #3 or #4

Louisville, Kentucky

 

 

two teams seeded #5, #6, #7 or #8

Iowa State, SMU

 

 

two teams seeded #9, #10, #11 or #12

Wichita State, Rhode Island

 

 

two teams seeded #13, #14, #15 or #16

Vermont, Winthrop


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 10:14 AM

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Posted 16 March 2017 - 10:15 AM

#1- North Carolina

#2- Arizona
#3- Baylor

#5- Notre Dame
#7- Michigan

#9- Vandy
#10- Wichita St

#13- Winthrop
#14- New Mexico St
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Posted 16 March 2017 - 10:23 AM

Edit

 

I don't think they made it this year :P


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 01:41 PM

Winthrop is going down! 

 

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(Oh wait.  I guess that's Winthorpe.)


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It's just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus. All year long, the grasshopper kept burying acorns for winter, while the octopus mooched off his girlfriend and watched TV. But then winter came and the grasshopper died. And the octopus ate all his acorns. Also he got a race car. Is any of this getting through to you?
 

 


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 10:41 PM

Standings after today's games

 

HuskermanMike out to a nice lead.


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Posted 17 March 2017 - 10:20 PM

Not sure I've ever seen every entry have the exact same number of games played like this.  Interesting.

 

It'sNotAFakeID is sitting in the cat bird's seat.  Most points and has the most teams left.

 

But there's a lot of basketball yet to be played.  NUance and spurs1990 the only other entries with 7 teams left.

 

Updated Standings


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Posted 18 March 2017 - 12:05 PM

yay...i am 3rd from last with only 5 teams left and only watched 3 nebrasketball games this year.    i am doing better than i expected.   lol


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Posted 19 March 2017 - 12:48 PM

Hey Mav,  Would you mind deleting rows 16-19 in your spreadsheet to make it easier for us to see the non-frozen rows as we're scrolling down?  Thanks!  :lol: 


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It's just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus. All year long, the grasshopper kept burying acorns for winter, while the octopus mooched off his girlfriend and watched TV. But then winter came and the grasshopper died. And the octopus ate all his acorns. Also he got a race car. Is any of this getting through to you?
 

 


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Posted 19 March 2017 - 06:46 PM

Yeeee I'm in first! 

 

I'd like to thank Wisconsin. 


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Posted 19 March 2017 - 07:06 PM

Yeeee I'm in first! 
 
I'd like to thank Wisconsin.


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Posted 19 March 2017 - 09:39 PM

Yeeee I'm in first! 

 

I'd like to thank Wisconsin. 

 

And now I'm in first!  Woo hoo!!  

 

I had to post that rather quickly since three of my teams lost today and I only have two teams left.  So until a couple of games end, and the scores get posted, I'm temporarily in first for a few minutes!  LOL.  And as soon as the next round starts I'll plummet like a rock with only two teams left.   :lol:


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It's just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus. All year long, the grasshopper kept burying acorns for winter, while the octopus mooched off his girlfriend and watched TV. But then winter came and the grasshopper died. And the octopus ate all his acorns. Also he got a race car. Is any of this getting through to you?
 

 


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Posted 19 March 2017 - 10:39 PM

It'sNotAFakeID putting a strangle-hold on the contest.  In first place by nearly 40 points with two extra teams on second-place NUance and over 100 points clear and one extra team of third.  Unless Kansas, Arizona, UCLA and Wisconsin make quick exits, this might be over.

 

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Posted 19 March 2017 - 10:43 PM

 

Yeeee I'm in first! 
 
I'd like to thank Wisconsin.


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I've made it. 


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 09:30 AM

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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:03 PM

It'sNotAFakeID putting a strangle-hold on the contest.  In first place by nearly 40 points with two extra teams on second-place NUance and over 100 points clear and one extra team of third.  Unless Kansas, Arizona, UCLA and Wisconsin make quick exits, this might be over.

 

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mav jinxed the fakeid


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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:20 PM

 

It'sNotAFakeID putting a strangle-hold on the contest.  In first place by nearly 40 points with two extra teams on second-place NUance and over 100 points clear and one extra team of third.  Unless Kansas, Arizona, UCLA and Wisconsin make quick exits, this might be over.

 

Updated Standings

mav jinxed the fakeid

 

Ha!  At least there's a little drama left in the contest.

 

It'sNotAFakeID still with a decent lead but is now out of teams.  

RedRedJarvisRedwine is 226 points back with only North Carolina remaining.  UNC has three possible games left which means they'd have to play for the Championship and average 76 points per game along the way to catch FakeID. 

commando has Gonzaga and Kentucky left and is 241 points behind.  Would need at least three games averaging 81 ppg to catch FakeID.

I don't think anyone else has a chance to win as no one else has more than one team left and the closest ones have UNC so they can't pass RRJR.  Technically ithinkiloverg44 could but Kentucky would have to average 97 doing it which doesn't seem likely.

 

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Posted Yesterday, 05:51 PM

RRJR needs UNC to win their next game and average 76 ppg to beat Fake ID.

command needs Gonzaga to win their next game and average 84 ppg to tie FakeID.

commando needs Gonzaga to out-score RRJR by 18 points to pass RRJR.


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Posted Yesterday, 06:29 PM

RRJR needs UNC to win their next game and average 76 ppg to beat Fake ID.

command needs Gonzaga to win their next game and average 84 ppg to tie FakeID.

commando needs Gonzaga to out-score RRJR by 18 points to pass RRJR.

doubt it happens for me.   gonzaga wins with defense, not offense.  


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Posted Yesterday, 09:13 PM

Come on, Oregon!!


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