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Now the women know their destination and path. And they got royally screwed. Yes, even worse than the men. There's plenty of tournament analysis and predictions today. All the news is inside. Keep the tips, suggestions and requests coming. See you after the jump...
What You May Have Missed:
Big East Has Staying Power on Way to Final - The Quad Blog - NY Times
I like the way this guy thinks. Thanks to WVUDDS08.
WVU to Open With Lamar - MSNsportsNET.Com
They get a 3 seed, but will likely have to play lower seed Texas on their home floor in the second round....in other words screwed again (same thing happened against New Mexico 2 yrs ago)
NCAA Basketball Polls - ESPN
#6 AP & #5 Coaches....I don't understand OSU ranked ahead of us in the AP, we have 1 less loss and beat them head to head.
NCAA Women's College Basketball Polls - ESPN
#10 in both polls
College Hoops - MSG.com
We may have lost the fan poll to GT, but we obviously won the one that mattered. We are leading the latest poll......by FARRRRRR.
News of Note:
Marching forward - Times West Virginian
Joe Mazzulla is profiled.
The Meaning of the Mountaineer Victory - WVMetroNews
Cutting Down the Nets - WVIllustrated.com
John Wall will carry Kentucky out of East Regional to Final Four - Stewart Mandel - SI.com
Mandel is back on the ignorant slut list.
WVU coach Carey unhappy with placement - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
He thinks they should have been placed in Pittsburgh.
Logan’s Cottrill named West Virginia boys player of year - Logan Banner
...and he'll face my alma mater in the first round tomorrow night
Around the League (and Beyond):
Let the UConn invitational begin - The UConn Blog
I wish I could say something to refute this headline....but he's probably right.
Video of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
I'm not sure which is more disturbing, yet intriguing...this display or the contest itself:
Pool Gallery of the Week:
Since everyone is filling out Brackets for Pools everywhere...(it's a stretch for a connection, but give me a break)
Today's Miss Throwdown is a Former Playmate from Hungary. Please welcome Bódi Sylvi.
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