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Title: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on March 16, 2014, 12:03:35 PM
Madness (http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Ek0SgwWmF9w&feature=kp)

Selection Sunday is tonight, so be ready to fill out your brackets!
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 16, 2014, 05:46:16 PM
Michigan loses to Michigan Stink State.  :evil:

Hopefully we can still grab a #1 seed!

As for the bracket, definitely interested to see where Michigan and Syracuse are seeded, and who ends up playing here in Buffalo for the second and third rounds.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 16, 2014, 06:44:29 PM
And here's the bracket!: http://www.ncaa.com/interactive-bracket/basketball-men/d1 (http://www.ncaa.com/interactive-bracket/basketball-men/d1)

Florida, Arizona, Wichita State, and Virginia get the #1 seeds.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 16, 2014, 06:48:36 PM
Michigan as a #2. I'm cool with that. Looks like we've got an easy path to the Sweet 16. 8)

Shocked to see SMU getting snubbed. NC State, Tennessee, and BYU (and maybe Dayton as well) don't deserve to be there.

I think I'll take Florida to win it all. They look great.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 16, 2014, 06:50:25 PM
Happy that Syracuse plays here in the second and third rounds. Pissed that Ohio State does, too.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 16, 2014, 06:55:29 PM
On the bright side, it doesn't look like OSU will go far. Hell, they might even lose to Dayton in round 2 (technically round 1, but lol NCAA :roll: ). OSU isn't that good, so Dayton might expose them.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 16, 2014, 07:40:06 PM
I already filled out my bracket. I might make changes, but here's what it looks like right now:






My Final Four: Florida, Michigan State, Arizona, and Louisville. In the Midwest, I have Louisville and Michigan facing each other in a rematch from last year with Louisville winning again.

My champion: Florida over Louisville, 62-59.

Bold picks: SF Austin over VCU, Harvard over Cincinnati, NC Central over Iowa State, ND State over Oklahoma, the winner of NC State/Xavier over St. Louis, and Mercer beating Duke and UMass en route to the Sweet 16 where they'll lose to Michigan. I have a LOT of bold picks. Hey, it's for fun. Might as well make some greedy picks. :azn:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on March 17, 2014, 04:25:28 PM
My Bracket (http://games.espn.go.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2014/en/entry?entryID=3738542)
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: lothtredjaguars on March 17, 2014, 04:36:29 PM
I have Florida winning it all over Arizona and for my final for i have Florida, Arizona, Michigan, Villanova (i think).
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 17, 2014, 05:09:14 PM
My Bracket (http://games.espn.go.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2014/en/entry?entryID=3738542)

I originally made the same mistake you made, and that's posting the ESPN link to my bracket. Others can't see your bracket from there until the tournament starts. Do what I did and screencap the top half and the bottom half of your bracket, save those two separately in Paint, and upload them to Imgur. Copy and paste the message board link for each image. Hopefully that helps. ;)
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 19, 2014, 09:27:42 PM
You know, I'm tempted to pick Cal Poly over Wichita State. Both are mid majors and while Cal Poly has a mediocre record, they're playing really well right now. I've watched their last few games and they look good. Perhaps this is the team that ends Wichita State's perfect season and become the first team ever to defeat a 1 seed as a 16 seed? I think it's possible.

Even if I make that last second decision, it won't make too big of a difference because I have Kentucky beating WSU anyway and I'd pick them to beat Cal Poly as well.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 19, 2014, 09:42:44 PM
Okay, screw it. I'll do it anyway. I now have Cal Poly beating WSU in the first round. If CP doesn't win, then oh well. It was worth a try. :P
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on March 20, 2014, 02:31:55 PM
Ding Dong, Ohio State is dead!! :grin:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 20, 2014, 03:04:43 PM
Ding Dong, Ohio State is dead!! :grin:

Na-na-na-na, Na-na-na-na, Hey Hey Hey, GOODBYE!!!  :grin:

That's what you get for invading TSM's turf, Ohio Suck!!!
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 20, 2014, 03:08:26 PM
Good to see OSU out so early. I knew I should've picked Dayton. :roll:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 20, 2014, 04:33:09 PM
Harvard upsets Cincy.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 20, 2014, 09:18:15 PM
So far, the only game I've gotten wrong is the OSU/Dayton game. Not too upset about that. I had Syracuse beating them anyway, so no big loss.

ND State is taking it to Oklahoma. If this result holds, that would be two 12 over 5 games today, both of which I had the 12 seed winning. My bracket isn't doing so bad right now. Right now being the operative words. I'm locked into my Cal Poly pick, but at least I had Kentucky advancing before and after the change. :P
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 20, 2014, 10:36:37 PM
12 games are now complete. My only hiccups so far are Chokehio State and NChoke State. Great to see ND State getting their first tournament win.

Now Villanova is in trouble against Milwaukee! :o
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 21, 2014, 10:26:18 AM
Manhattan ALMOST ruined my bracket. That was a scare! :shock:

After day 1, I'm 14/16. I have a feeling today will be awful. It's always like that whenever I fill out a bracket. :P
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 21, 2014, 02:28:33 PM
Mercer beats Duke!!
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 21, 2014, 02:30:38 PM
YES!!! I called it! :D

Now for Cal Poly beating Wichita State................................yeah right. Hey, who knows? :P
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on March 21, 2014, 04:04:31 PM
Mercer beats Duke!!

With that said, bonfire tonight at my place. If you have a ruined bracket, feel free to burn it.  :P
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on March 21, 2014, 04:09:58 PM
This makes it two years in a row that a team we never heard of beats Puke  in the first round.  :o
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 21, 2014, 08:34:58 PM
Dances,
Usually
KO'd
Early

;)
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 21, 2014, 08:44:54 PM
Sigh, Cal Poly getting blown out. I deserve this. At least I didn't have either team getting far to begin with. No big deal unless Wichita State wins in the next round.

Having a mediocre day 2. Things aren't going as well.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 21, 2014, 09:48:05 PM
SF Austin got off to a great start and looked good at the start of the 2nd half, but then VCU just took a major shit on them. :o
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 22, 2014, 12:20:46 AM
So if the current scores of the final two games hold up, I'll be 25/32 for this round with none of my wrong picks getting past the next round. Not terrible, but not great.

It was fun to watch Coastal Carolina keeping it close against Virginia. Maybe next year a 16 will beat a 1.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 22, 2014, 01:36:36 AM
Forgot to post my bracket (http://games.espn.go.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2014/en/entry?entryID=895256). According to my calculations, I'm also 25/32 thus far.

EDIT: And looking at GM1's bracket, I think he's 25/32, too! :lol:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 22, 2014, 06:43:33 PM
Just realized I got points for Louisville winning today, even though I had the wrong opponent for them. I guess picking them to advance is good enough. :?
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 22, 2014, 09:32:06 PM
That's the end of Syracuse's season. Sorry TSM. :(

I never saw Dayton getting this far. I think they can get to the Elite 8 if Kansas is still lacking their best player.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 22, 2014, 09:39:26 PM
That's the end of Syracuse's season. Sorry TSM. :(

Not all that mad. Syracuse has played like shit for the last month or so.

Besides, I still have Michigan to root for! :mryellow::mrblue:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 22, 2014, 09:52:36 PM
I don't think it matters who we get in the Sweet 16. Tennessee and Mercer have almost no chance against us. We might have an easy path to the Elite 8.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 22, 2014, 10:04:37 PM
I don't think it matters who we get in the Sweet 16. Tennessee and Mercer have almost no chance against us. We might have an easy path to the Elite 8.

Agreed. They should thank Mercer for upsetting Duke. :lol:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on March 22, 2014, 10:41:47 PM
Wisconsin in the sweet 16!  :mrred:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 23, 2014, 09:39:55 AM
Villanova is my first Elite 8 team to get bounced from the tourney. Should've seen this coming after they lost to Seton Hall in their conf. tourney.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on March 23, 2014, 02:37:32 PM
Stanford beat Kansas!
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 23, 2014, 02:38:06 PM
Stanford knocks off Kansas! :shock:

And millions of brackets have been busted.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 23, 2014, 03:03:19 PM
Poor Kansas fan crying is getting shown too much. Real classy, CBS. :roll:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on March 23, 2014, 05:29:40 PM
Kentucky beat Wichita State! :shock:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 23, 2014, 05:30:52 PM
Kentucky beat Wichita State! :shock:


Which I had in my bracket! :grin:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on March 27, 2014, 09:53:30 PM
Dayton ( :shock:) and Wisconsin ( :mrred:) in Elite Eight!
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 29, 2014, 12:50:52 AM
Down goes Louisville! :shock:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on March 29, 2014, 11:12:27 PM
FINAL FOUR FOR WISCONSIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :mrred: :mrred: :mrred: :mrred: :mrred: :mrred: :mrred:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 30, 2014, 04:31:05 PM
MICHIGAN STATE GOES DOWN!!!!!!!  :grin: :grin:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on March 30, 2014, 07:16:56 PM
The final four will be Florida, Wisconsin, Kentucky, & Connecticut.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on March 30, 2014, 07:18:55 PM
Note to self: Root against Kentucky.  :evil:

Fuck you, Aaron Harrison!!
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on March 30, 2014, 08:50:09 PM
Stupid ass Kentucky. I will rage if Florida and Kentucky (two SEC schools) play each other in the final.
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on April 05, 2014, 08:29:05 PM
Florida goes down!  :shock:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on April 05, 2014, 08:35:28 PM
UConn beats Florida! :shock:


Now I hope Wisconsin beats Kentucky. :mrred:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on April 05, 2014, 11:31:05 PM
#7 vs. #8 for the title (Sorry, GM1)! :lol:

And I think I speak for all of us when I say, GO UCONN!!!
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on April 05, 2014, 11:38:39 PM
To Kentucky, 

FUCK YOU! FUCK YOU! FUCK YOU! FUCK YOU! FUCK YOU! and Aaron Harrison or whoever you are, FUCK YOU HARD, YOU PIECE OF SHIT, YOU MOTHERFUCKER, YOU FUCKING COCK! I HOPE CONNECTICUT KILLS YOU! You are now on my most hated list. GO TO HELL! [/curse]

#7 vs. #8 for the title (Sorry, GM1)! :( And I think I speak for all of us when I say, GO UCONN!!!

That's better. :cry:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on April 05, 2014, 11:39:15 PM
Oh yeah and one more thing.

I hope the refs admit Kentucky paid them throughout the entire fucking tournament. :roll: :roll: :roll:
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: GreenMonkeys#1 on April 07, 2014, 11:21:57 PM
KENTUCKY GOES DOWN, UCONN IS YOUR CHAMPION!!
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: PurpleParrot319 on April 07, 2014, 11:57:43 PM
Good, I'm glad to see Kentucky lose. About time their luck ran out, although UConn was very lucky too. St. Joe's took them to overtime in the first round. :o
Title: Re: 2014 March Madness
Post by: The Silver Monkey on April 08, 2014, 03:11:05 PM
Glad Kentucky lost, too. :D

And meanwhile in Africa: