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Great weekend for the Mountaineers. The men got a
big HUGE win at 'Nova on Saturday and the women are into the BE Semis by virtue of their win over DePaul last night. Let's see if we can keep both rolling. Tips, suggestions and requests as well as Hump Day Bracket nominations can be submitted here. Jump in and see what happens...
What You May Have Missed:
2010 Men's Basketball Championship Central Presented by Travelodge - BIG EAST Conference Athletics
Includes interactive bracket
Bowden Returns - MSNsportsNET.Com
Some good stories in here.
MSG.com - Sports - College Hoops - NCAA Basketball
I just really like the current banner picture.
Women's News of Note:
Though Unlikely, Connecticut Women Still Can Lose -- NCAABB FanHouse
I think unlikely is putting it mildly.
Men's News of Note:
W.Va.'s Butler earns Big East honor - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register
Player of the week also.
Around the League (and Beyond):
Cincinnati Bearcats fold in second half in loss to Georgetown - Cincinnati Enquirer
74 - 47...maybe they were just short term dyslexic?
What's On Tap:
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Connecticut Huskies - ESPN
BE Semis, 6 pm tonight from the XLC on ESPN360 and ESPNU.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. West Virginia Mountaineers - ESPN
BE Semis, 8 pm tonight from the XLC on ESPN360 and ESPNU.
Videos of Interest:
Video of (Dis) Interest:
And the Oscar goes to...
AIW Gallery of the Week:
Today's Miss Throwdown is an American actress who hails from Massachusetts. She's been seen in The New Guy, Bring it On and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (among others), as well as the recently canceled TV series Dollhouse. Here's Eliza Dushku. For bonus gallery, click HERE.
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