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That completely sucked. All is not lost, but that still sucked big time. I won't say anymore about that. The women are back in action tonight and I have plenty inside to keep you busy. When is Hump Day? At least we have that to look forward to tomorrow. Keep the tips, suggestions and requests coming. See you after the jump...
What You May Have Missed:
UConn helps tournament hopes with win over West Virginia - ESPN
73 - 62, recap, stats, video
NCAA Basketball Polls - ESPN
#8 AP & #7 Coaches
Bracketology - ESPN
#2 West here
Bracket Watch - Andy Glockner - SI.com
Women's Basketball Bracketology - ESPN
#3 Memphis Region
News of Note:
Around the League (and Beyond):
Free throw woes hurting Cincinnati Bearcats - Cincinnati Enquirer
Join the club....
Pitt among the elite programs - PPG
Do they even have a Final Four? Ummm....
ACC Teams Historically Absent From Top 25 Poll -- NCAABB FanHouse
"The last time only one team from the Atlantic Coast Conference was listed in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll was March 4, 1977."
What's On Tap:
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Cincinnati Bearcats - ESPN
7 pm tonight from Cincinnati.
Syracuse Orange vs. Providence Friars - ESPN
7 pm tonight from the Dunkin' Donuts Center on ESPNU. Cuse is giving 8.5.
Georgetown Hoyas vs. Louisville Cardinals - ESPN
7 pm tonight from Freedom Hall on ESPN2. Hoyas are getting 3.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Seton Hall Pirates - ESPN
7 pm tonight from the Prudential Center in Newark on ESPN 360, MASN and SNY. Pirates are giving 11.5.
Video of Interest:
New Coke Zero ad featuring your favorite fans. Thanks to Matt Hirsch for the heads up.
Video of (Dis)Interest:
I think this qualifies as an over-reaction.
Celebrity Print Ad Gallery of the Week:
Manofest has put together a 75 pic strong gallery of sexy celebrity print ads....
Today's Miss Throwdown is a Canadian model/actress from Vancouver, known for her work in poker ads and Smallville. Here's Serinda Swan.
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