Sunday, March 26, 2006

George MASON?

You've got to be kidding me. George Mason just beat UConn? Billy Packer and Jim Nance were wrong I guess about GM not being "good enough" to be in...

What?!?!?!?!?!?!? An eleven seed is headed to the final four? An ELEVEN? This hasn't happened since LSU back in like '86.

Considering I had Duke and UConn picked for the final game, um. It's a good thing I guess that I'm not the big betting type.

(I'm a bit of a sports fan, in case you didn't know.)


At 9:38 AM, Blogger Millie said...

It makes me feel a ton better since they beat my Heels. I always love Duke exiting before the final four as they've done a lot lately. This is a crazy year. Not a single number one seed in the Final Four.

At 10:41 AM, Blogger Stephanie said...

well, since i had my boys (BC Eagles) in the FF i am less interested in the tourney, but i LOVE that GMU made it. I think this is what college sports is about. and i am sports nut too. I remind my husband all the time how lucky he is!

At 11:05 AM, Blogger the Alpha John said...

It's hard to hate right now, you've got a team that's nothing but heart and a coach who's telling them to just keep having fun.

We know we're not supposed to be here, that this wasn't supposed to happen, but it's happening. How can you hate a bunch of guys who weren't scouted, who aren't in nice apartments driving fancy cars the alumni paid for, that are as concerned about their academics as they are about the game?

This is what college basketball is all about --w e are living the Disney movie right now. In a couple years it will probably be just as bad here as at the big 10 schools, but I'm just going to enjoy the moment for right now.

At 11:13 AM, Blogger April said...

I'm not hating on anyone... trust me - I'm as wowed by the Cinderella story as the next person.

And to be honest, I'm kind of happy about it.

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