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Madness in March

  1. Stacie L profile image86
    Stacie Lposted 4 years ago

    Who else is tired of this annual "March Madness?"..an affliction that's takes over most males for the entire month.
    You can't have a conversation, go out or even make ask questions about their favorite teams.
    I know there are women like the games as well, but they will talk and watch at the same time...

    1. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
      BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I guess you were not among the millions who just saw Michigan State beat Ohio State for the Big 10 Championship.

      Real soon now we'll be finding out who is going to the big dance.

      So what are you watching tonight, Desperate Housewives?

      1. Stacie L profile image86
        Stacie Lposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I'm not an airhead,if that's what you're implying..

        1. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
          BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          No, not at all.

          My 18-year old daughter was watching Desperate Housewives last night, and she is a lot smarter than me.

          She will, however, be doing a bracket.

          Do you have yours ready?

  2. charmike4 profile image81
    charmike4posted 4 years ago

    In Adelaide, South Australia we also have March Madness...but of a different kind.  Our city is rather boring so the State Government decided to load March with every event imaginable.  In March we have:

    *The Adelaide Festival (arts)
    *Adelaide Fringe (comedy & avante garde arts)
    *Clipsal 500 - car racing similar to NASCAR but on a street track
    *Adelaide Cup horse racing (being held today)
    *Final games of the A-League Soccer and NBL Basketball
    *Start of the AFL australian rules football season

    Then we have nothing for the rest of the year! And you thought you had it bad!!

  3. Stacie L profile image86
    Stacie Lposted 4 years ago

    I guess I'm wondering how men could be so fascinated with sports that they place too much importance on an event. I do understand this basketball tournaments and have watched it myself,but it's not life and death.

    1. I am DB Cooper profile image67
      I am DB Cooperposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      March Madness is about gambling and ego as much as it's about college basketball. Most guys I know don't even follow college basketball too closely during the regular season other than their favorite team. I mean, who has time to follow a few hundred different D1 teams? March Madness trims that field down to 65, and guys (along with plenty of gals) will attempt to show off their sports-predicting prowess with their brackets. With all the various pools these brackets are entered in, March Madness becomes a collection of private lotteries with some skill involved.

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    pgornerposted 4 years ago

    It's revenge for Dancing With the Stars and Good Wife.

  5. wavegirl22 profile image47
    wavegirl22posted 4 years ago

    As a fan of sports I must say that March Madness is fun to watch and a welcome activity after feeling the emptiness from the end of the football season.

  6. Stacie L profile image86
    Stacie Lposted 4 years ago

    gamblers will bet on anything...wink

  7. leros003 profile image59
    leros003posted 4 years ago

    This is a time for gamblers like you said.  I do a bracket every year, but don't put money on it and really don't care who wins.  I just graduated college and didn't care for it then so I really don't care for it now.  It seems to take up the entire month though haha

  8. Paul Edmondson profile image
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    Paul Edmondsonposted 4 years ago

    My interest in MM has decreased.  I think college basketball is realky feeling all of the early departures to the NBA.

  9. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
    BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 4 years ago

    Apparently President Obama is quite interested in the madness of March. And I am not talking about the Republicans.

    There he is in Dayton, Ohio, at the Western Kentucky vs. Mississippi Valley State game.

    Who cares about the economy or war or abortion at this time of year?

  10. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
    BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 4 years ago

    Wow, what an incredible game.

    The president got even more excited than he does when one of the Republican candidates says something totally stupid.

  11. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
    BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 4 years ago

    So far I'm on track to win $5,000,000.

    2 for 2.

  12. jeolmoz2 profile image59
    jeolmoz2posted 3 years ago

    The Dance is mad, mad race to the NCAA Basketball Title and every team has a shot. There will be Giant Division I Teams seeded at the top of the tournament brackets like always, but Cinderella Teams will be hunting them down like that Hot Girl on Resident Evil....That's the fun part, predicting who will fall
    http://s2.hubimg.com/u/7748121_f248.jpg

  13. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
    BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 3 years ago

    This is going to be the maddest March Madness ever. We are going to see more lower seeded teams win than ever. No clear favorite like last season.

  14. jeolmoz2 profile image59
    jeolmoz2posted 3 years ago

    Coach K has been running Duke Basketball flawlessly for more than thirty years and has been personally selected to defend the honor of United States Basketball in more than one occasion. He conducts interviews, after a win or a lost, with the same gentleman's dignity.

    Personally, I feel that his greatest accomplishment to date is the fact that he has been able to remain friends with that sociopath, Bobby Knight for all these years.
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    1. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
      BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah, Bobby Knight might be a nut case, but he did coach the last undefeated team in men's college basketball, and there won't be one this year.

      So there is something to be said for madness, especially in March.

  15. jeolmoz2 profile image59
    jeolmoz2posted 3 years ago

    Cinderella Teams r hunting down the Top Seeds like that Hot Girl on Resident Evil hahaha

    1. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
      BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      You seem to be obsessed with the Hot Girl on Resident Evil.

      Go Duke! They have the hottest cheerleaders.

  16. jeolmoz2 profile image59
    jeolmoz2posted 3 years ago

    Cinderella going to the Final Four...Congratulations to the Wichita State Shockers...living up to their nicknames!
    http://s2.hubimg.com/u/7840165_f248.jpg

  17. mts1098 profile image84
    mts1098posted 3 years ago

    the frozen four is where the real fun is

    1. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
      BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      To be played at the home of the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have won 15 in a row. The only thing the Penguins have lost lately is Sidney Crosby's teeth.

      Back to the topic, man that Syracuse zone looks tougher than ever.

      Great games today. Michigan vs. Florida and Duke vs. Louisville. I'll take Wolverines and Blue Devils, but what do I know. Not much, according to my bracket.

      1. PrettyPanther profile image83
        PrettyPantherposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        My beloved Ducks fell to Louisville on Friday, but I'm still afflicted with the madness of March.  How 'bout that Russ Smith?  Awesome, just awesome.

  18. prettydarkhorse profile image66
    prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago

    Hey Duke!

    1. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
      BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Duke made me puke. I don't know who to root for now. Syracuse I guess.

      Wow, that was one gruesome injury to Ware from Louisville. The kid is a sophomore. Hope he can play again.

      1. jeolmoz2 profile image59
        jeolmoz2posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        That was the worst injury I've ever seen...even worse than time Joe Theisman got hurt on MNF vs Giants

  19. prettydarkhorse profile image66
    prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago

    But they are going against Louisville, hmmm

  20. prettydarkhorse profile image66
    prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago

    It is now Louisville, Michigan, Syracuse snd Wichita St.

    1. jeolmoz2 profile image59
      jeolmoz2posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I was rooting for Duke...my only pick left on my pool sad

  21. jeolmoz2 profile image59
    jeolmoz2posted 3 years ago

    Location. It's what separates Wichita State from the other guys. As Kansas' only urban-serving research state university, WSU can offer things the others can't. By combining a traditional college atmosphere with the endless possibilities of the state's biggest city, Wichita State is the only school in Kansas that can provide an educational experience that goes beyond the limits of a typical college town. Bottom line – because we're in Wichita, Kansas, Wichita State students have advantages other students don't. Period.

    PS: They've a pretty good Basketball Program too!
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    1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
      prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Nice smile

  22. Alphadogg16 profile image88
    Alphadogg16posted 3 years ago

    actually it did remind me of the Joe Theisman injury.....and Lawrence Taylor had about the same reaction as everyone around that Louisville kid. BGJ, science is amazing.....I'm sure that kid will be playing next year.

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
      prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      You're right. They said he can practice again after 6 months. smile

  23. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
    BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 3 years ago

    Hey, and don't forget about the women. There have been some exiting games, what with Louisville beating the favorite Baylor and Brittney Griner. Louisville women are in the Final Four, just like their men.

    I like Notre Dame and Skylar Diggins. Also Kayla McBride who is from my neck of the woods.

    So for me, I'm rooting for the Fighting Irish women and Syracuse and that zone in the men's.

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
      prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      +++

  24. prettydarkhorse profile image66
    prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago

    Should have, could have, nearly an upset. That Louisville is like the Steelers team in the NFL, tough and hard to beat! smile

    Wichita fans should be proud of their team smile

  25. wavegirl22 profile image47
    wavegirl22posted 3 years ago

    Did anyone see the game between Louisville and Wichita which was great. The hug between Kevin Ware and his dad was awesome!

    Now its all about Cuse getting the ball to bounce their way!

    1. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
      BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Wow, how about that kid Henderson for Louisville. A walk-on who barely played during the season and he hit two huge 3s.

      The zone was bad to the bone last night.

      Should be a great final Monday night. Can the Louisville pressure bother the Michigan guards like it has done to other teams? We'll see.

      I just flipped a coin. I'm taking Michigan. I should have flipped a coin to do my bracket.

      1. jeolmoz2 profile image59
        jeolmoz2posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        I'm with u brother...March Madness it's Great Fun To Watch isn't it...PS the recycling truck already picked up my brackets couple days ago hahahaha

    2. prettydarkhorse profile image66
      prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      It is good to see you wavegirl! I was rooting for Syracuse, flip coin said it is Louisville tonight smile

  26. jeolmoz2 profile image59
    jeolmoz2posted 3 years ago

    The 'Finish Line'...March Madness...The mad, mad race for the NCAA Basketball Title is nearly over best of luck to #Louisville & #Michigan
    http://s4.hubimg.com/u/7868335_f248.jpg

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
      prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Can't wait for football big_smile

      1. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
        BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Only 17 days and 11 hours until the NFL Draft.

        I'll take the Wolverines tonight. I think those Michigan guards can minimize the effectiveness of the Louisville pressure.

        1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
          prettydarkhorseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Sometimes coin flip is reliable big_smile big_smile big_smile

  27. jeolmoz2 profile image59
    jeolmoz2posted 3 years ago

    Congratulations Rick Pitino & his Louisville Cardinals

  28. jeolmoz2 profile image59
    jeolmoz2posted 3 years ago

    March Madness Champs!
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  29. jeolmoz2 profile image59
    jeolmoz2posted 3 years ago

    Wow! You know, you're really getting old when guys that you used watch play and admired now seat on the stands watching THEIR! kids play. Congrantulations Mr Crossover, Tim Hardaway & Glen 'The Big Dog' Robinson on your family's sucess
    http://s4.hubimg.com/u/7871971_f248.jpg

    1. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image83
      BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Man, that was some exhibition of 3-point shooting by a guy from each team in the first half. I never saw anything like it. Great game.

      So tonight we find out if the Louisville women can duplicate the feat.

      But I have to pick UConn.

 
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