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View Poll Results: what will be the biggest sweet 16 upset?
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(9)UAB vs (4)Kansas
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(10)Nevada vs (3)Ga. Tech
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(4)Wake Forest (1)St Joes
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(3)Pittsburgh vs (2)Oklahoma St
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(5)Illinois vs (1)Duke
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(7)Xavier vs (3)Texas
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(8)Alabama vs (5)Syracuse
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8.82%
(6)Vandy vs (2)Uconn
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NCAA Tournament sweet 16 - pick 1 upset

Old 03-22-04, 09:59 AM
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NCAA Tournament sweet 16 - pick 1 upset

Pick 1 upset.. which will be the biggest upset? of course, anyone can pick #3 over #2.. but if you think there is going to be a bigger upset, pick the big one!

(9)UAB vs (4)Kansas
(10)Nevada vs (3)Ga. Tech
(4)Wake Forest (1)St Joes
(3)Pittsburgh vs (2)Oklahoma St
(5)Illinois vs (1)Duke
(7)Xavier vs (3)Texas
(8)Alabama vs (5)Syracuse
(6)Vandy vs (2)Uconn
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Wake and Bama are the most likely upsets, but I have to go with Bama. Of course, there is a possibility that both Wake and Bama will actually be favored.


edit: St Joe's is favored by 2.5 and Cuse is favored by 1.

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Old 03-22-04, 10:07 AM
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Originally posted by Red Dog
Wake and Bama are the most likely upsets, but I have to go with Bama. Of course, there is a possibility that both Wake and Bama will actually be favored.
yep, they could both be favored
but seeding wise, either of those is a -3 placement as far as biggest possible upset goes
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The biggest 'Vegas' upset would be Vandy over UConn. UConn is currently the biggest favorite on the board at -8.5.
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Nevada over Ga Tech.
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by -3.. of course, i meant 8 seed - 5 seed = 3 or 4 seed - 1 seed = 3

but vandy would be bigger at 6 seed - 2 seed = 4

Nevada would be the biggest one.. 10 seed - 3 seed = 7
and the nevada one really isnt out of the question
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Trying to set a posting record today, twikoff, or is this merely epileptic seizure posting because Bama made it to the sweet-16?
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Griffin is home sick this morning
Corrie had conference calls all morning, so she had to go in for half a day
so Im sitting in here watching him.. and he is laying on the couch watching rolie polie olie.. so I dont have anything better to do right now than cruise the net and post in here

and its been so damn slow in here!!!!
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I voted for UAB because they have resurrected the 40 minutes of hell style of basketball (due to Anderson being Richardson's protege).

Vandy and Alabama are poised for upsets. I'm nervous about Nevada over GT, though.
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The biggest, imo, is Nevada beating Tech. If they can keep up their level of play - it could happen.

I was this close to saying U of I over Duke, but it wouldn't be that big of a surprise the way the Illini are playing and the fact that Duhon is going to have to find a miracle cure for his rib injury if he plans on guarding either Brown or Williams. Ewing is going to have to step up for Duke next week.
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I think Xavier over Texas is the one that has the most chance of happening. If Lionel Chalmers stays hot and Romain Sato starts making his shots, Texas is going to have a tough time staying with them since they seem to have problems with offense a lot of times.
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Im surprised NOONE has voted Wake over St Joes
is it because everything thinks St Joes will win.. or because noone feels it would be an upset? there is still a 3 difference in their seedings
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Originally posted by twikoff
Im surprised NOONE has voted Wake over St Joes
is it because everything thinks St Joes will win.. or because noone feels it would be an upset? there is still a 3 difference in their seedings
I don't feel like it would be that big of an upset - same reason I didn't vote for Illinois over Duke.
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Nevada or UAB

It'd be interesting to see a Nevada/Kansas rematch in the elite 8 since Nevada smoked KU earlier in the year.
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I think any lower seed winning is considered an upset. UAB, Xavier, and Wake Forest are most likely. But all of these lower seeds are very capable of winning their matchup. (Vanderbilt is least likely to win this round, imo. They got extremely lucky to beat NC State, down 10 with 3 minutes left.)
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I'd have to go with Nevada...only because they have impressed me more than I thought possible, and Tech has looked less than stellar thusfar....
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I think Xavier has the best chance - they've been playing great recently and have the momentum going into the game.
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Xavier. And I think St. Joe's will beat Wake.
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I THINK BAMA FER SURE, THEY COULD BEAT THE SACRAMENTO KINGS RIGHT NOW!!!!!!!1
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Originally posted by twikoff
Im surprised NOONE has voted Wake over St Joes
is it because everything thinks St Joes will win.. or because noone feels it would be an upset? there is still a 3 difference in their seedings
I have Wake over St. Joe's in my Yahoo bracket, so for this thread I've voted Bama over Cuse.

I don't even know much about 'Bama, but I know Cuse isn't getting much further in the tourney.
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Originally posted by taa455
I think any lower seed winning is considered an upset.
If Pitt wins, I'd hardly consider that an upset. Many people felt that they should have been a #1, and without question a #2. I guess you could say Ok St got screwed too, having to play a team that arguably should have been seeded higher than them...
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If Pitt wins, I'd hardly consider that an upset. Many people felt that they should have been a #1, and without question a #2. I guess you could say Ok St got screwed too, having to play a team that arguably should have been seeded higher than them...
I'll grant you Pitt, but if either of the 1 seeds (Duke or St. Joe's) loses I would definitely consider that an upset.
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I wouldn't really call St. Joe's losing to Wake much of an upset.

I still think they're a little bit overrated.
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