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Old 03-16-04, 10:03 PM
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DVDTalk Collective Bracket -- Round Two

twikoff and juiio present...
A DVDTalk production...
The second annual DVDTalk Collective Bracket ROUND TWO

Round one is at http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...readid=353137.

How it works:
We'll vote on each game round-by-round. For example, this thread will be for voting on the second-round games. The teams recieving the most votes will advance to the second round. The next thread will be for voting on the second round. In case of a tie, the higher seed will advance.

For example:
If voting in round one is Boston College 33 - Utah 12, Northern Iowa 23 - Georgia Tech 22, then for round two, we will vote on Boston College vs Northern Iowa.

You do not have to vote on every thread to participate. Participate in as many threads as you can/want to.

Here are the estimated times for the rounds
Second round: Now until 10:00 AM (7:00 AM Pacific) Wednesday
Third Round: 10:00 AM (7:00 Pacific) Wednesday - 4:00 PM (1:00 Pacific) Wednesday
Fourth Round: 4:00 PM (1:00 Pacific) Wednesday - 8:00 PM (5:00 Pacific) Wednesday
Fifth Round: 8:00 PM (5:00 Pacific) - 1:00 AM Thursday (10:00 PM Wednesday Pacific)
Sixth Round: 1:00 AM Thursday (10:00 PM Wednesday Pacific) - shortly before game time on Thursday.

We need to finish before the tipoff of the first game on Thursday so that the picks can be entered in the Yahoo contest

Don't be afraid to vote for upsets. We'd like to try to avoid ending up like this, where they only have two "upsets" in the first round and both of them are 9 over 8. However please vote seriously
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Old 03-16-04, 10:04 PM
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Round Two games. Vote once per game

St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky vs 8 Washington
5 Providence vs 4 Kansas
6 Boston College vs 3 Georgia Tech
7 Michigan State vs 2 Gonzaga

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's vs 9 Charlotte
12 Manhattan vs 4 Wake Forest
6 Wisconsin vs 3 Pitt
10 South Carolina vs 2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke vs 9 Arizona
5 Illinois vs 4 Cincinnati
6 North Carolina vs 3 Texas
7 Xavier vs 2 Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford vs 9 Southern Illinois
5 Syracuse vs 4 Maryland
11 Western Michigan vs 3 NC State
10 Dayton vs 2 UConn
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St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky
4 Kansas
3 Georgia Tech
2 Gonzaga

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's
4 Wake Forest
6 Wisconsin
2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke
5 Illinois
3 Texas
7 Xavier

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford
4 Maryland
3 NC State
2 UConn
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Old 03-16-04, 10:09 PM
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My votes:

St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky vs 8 Washington
5 Providence vs 4 Kansas
6 Boston College vs 3 Georgia Tech
7 Michigan State vs 2 Gonzaga

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's vs 9 Charlotte
12 Manhattan vs 4 Wake Forest
6 Wisconsin vs 3 Pitt
10 South Carolina vs 2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke vs 9 Arizona
5 Illinois vs 4 Cincinnati
6 North Carolina vs 3 Texas
7 Xavier vs 2 Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford vs 9 Southern Illinois
5 Syracuse vs 4 Maryland
11 Western Michigan vs 3 NC State
10 Dayton vs 2 UConn
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Old 03-16-04, 10:10 PM
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1 Kentucky
5 Providence
3 Georgia Tech
2 Gonzaga


1 St. Joseph's
12 Manhattan
3 Pitt
2 Oklahoma State

1 Duke
5 Illinois
6 North Carolina
7 Xavier


1 Stanford
5 Syracuse
3 NC State
2 UConn
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Old 03-16-04, 10:14 PM
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sorry.. but Im just having a much tougher time picking upsets with these matchups... Im sure they will happen, but my gut is pushing me towards most of these favorites

edited.. I just went back and changed some of my picks.. because I had to go for some upsets!


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Round Two games. Vote once per game

St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky vs 8 Washington
5 Providence vs 4 Kansas
6 Boston College vs 3 Georgia Tech
7 Michigan State vs 2 Gonzaga

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's vs 9 Charlotte
12 Manhattan vs 4 Wake Forest
6 Wisconsin vs 3 Pitt
10 South Carolina vs 2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke vs 9 Arizona
5 Illinois vs 4 Cincinnati
6 North Carolina vs 3 Texas
7 Xavier vs 2 Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford vs 9 Southern Illinois
5 Syracuse vs 4 Maryland
11 Western Michigan vs 3 NC State
10 Dayton vs 2 UConn
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Old 03-16-04, 10:27 PM
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St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky
5 Providence
3 Georgia Tech
7 Michigan State

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's
4 Wake Forest
6 Wisconsin
2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke
5 Illinois
3 Texas
7 Xavier

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford
5 Syracuse
11 Western Michigan
2 UConn
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St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky
5 Providence
3 Georgia Tech
2 Gonzaga

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's
4 Wake Forest
3 Pitt
2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke
4 Cincinnati
6 North Carolina
2 Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford
4 Maryland
11 Western Michigan
2 UConn
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St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky
4 Kansas
3 Georgia Tech
2 Gonzaga

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's
4 Wake Forest
3 Pitt
2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke
5 Illinois
3 Texas
2 Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford
4 Maryland
11 Western Michigan
2 UConn
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St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky
4 Kansas
3 Georgia Tech
7 Michigan State

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's
4 Wake Forest
6 Wisconsin
2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke
5 Illinois
3 Texas
2 Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford
4 Maryland
3 NC State
2 UConn
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Old 03-16-04, 11:30 PM
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Wisconsin, Michigan State and Xavier seem to be popular upset picks. Interesting. Here are my votes:
Originally posted by juiio
Round Two games. Vote once per game

St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky vs 8 Washington
5 Providence vs 4 Kansas
6 Boston College vs 3 Georgia Tech
7 Michigan State vs 2 Gonzaga

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's vs 9 Charlotte
12 Manhattan vs 4 Wake Forest
6 Wisconsin vs 3 Pitt
10 South Carolina vs 2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke vs 9 Arizona
5 Illinois vs 4 Cincinnati
6 North Carolina vs 3 Texas
7 Xavier vs 2 Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford vs 9 Southern Illinois
5 Syracuse vs 4 Maryland
11 Western Michigan vs 3 NC State
10 Dayton vs 2 UConn [/B]
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Old 03-16-04, 11:49 PM
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Kentucky
Kansas
Georgia Tech
Gonzaga

East Rutherford Bracket

Charlotte
Wake Forest
Pitt
Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket

Arizona
Cincinnati
North Carolina
Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket

Stanford
Maryland
NC State
UConn
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Old 03-17-04, 12:23 AM
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St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky
5 Providence
3 Georgia Tech
7 Michigan State

East Rutherford Bracket
9 Charlotte
4 Wake Forest
6 Wisconsin
2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke
5 Illinois
3 Texas
2 Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford
5 Syracuse
3 NC State
2 UConn
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St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky
4 Kansas
6 Boston College
7 Michigan State

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's
4 Wake Forest
6 Wisconsin
2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke
5 Illinois
6 North Carolina
7 Xavier

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford
4 Maryland
11 Western Michigan
2 UConn
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St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky
4 Kansas
3 Georgia Tech
2 Gonzaga

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's
4 Wake Forest
3 Pittsburgh
2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke
4 Cincinatti
6 North Carolina
2 Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford
4 Maryland
3 NC State
2 UConn
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St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky vs 8 Washington
5 Providence vs 4 Kansas
6 Boston College vs 3 Georgia Tech
7 Michigan State vs 2 Gonzaga

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's vs 9 Charlotte
12 Manhattan vs 4 Wake Forest
6 Wisconsin vs 3 Pitt
10 South Carolina vs 2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke vs 9 Arizona
5 Illinois vs 4 Cincinnati
6 North Carolina vs 3 Texas
7 Xavier vs 2 Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford vs 9 Southern Illinois
5 Syracuse vs 4 Maryland
11 Western Michigan vs 3 NC State
10 Dayton vs 2 UConn
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St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky vs 8 Washington
5 Providence vs 4 Kansas
6 Boston College vs 3 Georgia Tech
7 Michigan State vs 2 Gonzaga

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's vs 9 Charlotte
12 Manhattan vs 4 Wake Forest
6 Wisconsin vs 3 Pitt
10 South Carolina vs 2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke vs 9 Arizona
5 Illinois vs 4 Cincinnati
6 North Carolina vs 3 Texas
7 Xavier vs 2 Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford vs 9 Southern Illinois
5 Syracuse vs 4 Maryland
11 Western Michigan vs 3 NC State
10 Dayton vs 2 UConn
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Old 03-17-04, 07:31 AM
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St. Louis Bracket
1 Kentucky
4 Kansas
3 Georgia Tech
7 Michigan State

East Rutherford Bracket
1 St. Joseph's
4 Wake Forest
6 Wisconsin
2 Oklahoma State

Atlanta Bracket
1 Duke
5 Illinois
6 North Carolina
2 Mississippi State

Phoenix Bracket
1 Stanford
4 Maryland
3 NC State
2 UConn
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I'm curious why so many are picking Xavier over Miss State.
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Old 03-17-04, 09:56 AM
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Originally posted by taa455
I'm curious why so many are picking Xavier over Miss State.
not alot of good upsets to pick
and miss state got stumbled slightly near the end of the year
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Old 03-17-04, 09:57 AM
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ok.. Im totaling them up now
if anyone can get one more set of picks in quickly.. it could settle a tie.. otherwise, Ill be posting the results in just a minute
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One thing to remember... there seems to always be at least one 10 or below seed in the sweet 16. Don't think that'll change this year.
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I have them all totaled up.. and Im ready to make the next thread
we have 2 ties.. so preferably Id like to get 1 more person to vote.. next person to vote, can be the tiebreaker
otherwise, it will go to the higher seed..

Im going to slowly start on the Round Three thread now..
someone get in a set of votes before I finish and Ill include them
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Old 03-17-04, 10:18 AM
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Cmon, someone vote and break the two ties.
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