Friday, March 28, 2015
Issue # 9.3.2 "No 2nd Miracle for UCLA"
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CERRITOS, CA/LA HABRA, CA (smt)- There was no repeat of the 2006 Bruin upset of the Zags as #2S-Gonzaga kept #11S-UCLA at bay, winning 74-62. In the other three games, there were some challenges but legendary coaches coach well, as Rick Pitino's #4E-Louiville stopped #8E-NC State, 75-65, Coach K's #1S-Duke outlasted #5S-Utah, 63-57, and Tom Izzo's #7E-Michigan St made key plays to knock off #3E-Oklahoma, 62-58.
Will I Ever Win This was one of 5 to go 4-0 today and one of three to go perfect in the Sweet 16 to take the lead (117 pts). Big Luther (2nd, 117) and BobbyCee'sRacer'sEdge (4th-Tied, 114) also went 8-0 in the round. Only 6 other times had someone gone 8-0 in the Sweet 16, a rare event. 21 each picked Louisville and Michigan St. Eight (8) went 0-4 today while Bix Pix (136th-T, 86), FightLikeAGirl (139th-T, 85), and Gavin (126th-T, 88) went 2-6 for the round. Flip Fighters is alone in last with 73 pts.
BobbyCee'sRacer'sEdge has the best chance to win the pool (28.9%) while Will I Ever Win This and Big Luther each have more than a 60% chance to win money (68.8% and 61.7%, respectively). 57 still have a chance for money but only 12 can win the pool. When the day started 31 had a chance to win the pool but the wins by Gonzaga and Michigan St each eliminated 6 while Duke's win eliminated 5 (Louisville's win only eliminated 2).
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Tids & Bits - the ACC and Big 10 are now 14-3 and 9-5, respectively, while the Pac 12 is now 8-3 and can't be the winningest conference... on Thursday, the 66 that went 4-0 were the first to do so since 2010 (overall, 72 previously had done so)... the 3 who went 8-0 were the first to do so since 2009 (overall, 6 previously had done so)... SlackJaw (116th-T, 90)lost Oklahoma as his champ (went from chance for 2nd to eliminated)... did you miss the Bonus prize details and prize distribution?....
Can it be Parent's Night Out at Kidz Spot if the parents are working?..