St. Mary’s out first weekend, maybe first round.
Gonzaga out sweet 16.
Arizona best in the west this year.
Getting a 7 seed doesn’t do SMC any favors… 7-10 are the seeds you don’t want as if you advance your reward is a 1 or 2 seed. Would much rather be 11 or 12 seed than a 7,8,9,or 10 seed. That said, VCU is very good. I look forward to that game. But yeah, likely they fall to AZ if they get by VCU (to nobody’s surprise).
I know you love to knock the 32-1 Zags, but they look to have a decent path. It’s never easy in the tourney, but I fully expect them to have a showdown with AZ in the elite 8. Since you think Zags are out at 16 maybe we can make a friendly wager?… if Zags do not make it to elite 8 I will limit my posts for the entire 2017-18 season to 2 posts per week and max 15 words per post. If they do make it to 8 then those post parameters apply to you (either way the BroncoHoops community comes out a winner). Do we have a deal?
I thought that gonzaga would have bad odds to make the final four if they were matched against an athletic team, whether that team is from a power conference or Cinderella.
However, now I really do think they can make a legit run to the final four. I think they can handle vandy/NW, ND, WV. I even think they stand a better chance of beating Arizona again then they would in a potential matchup with Florida st.
VCU is a smallish team. The tallest member is an Egyptian guy at 6’9″ who doesn’t appear to have much in the way of stats. After that, a couple of 6’7″ guys. Opening line in Vegas was SMC -3.5, it looks like the line has already moved to -4.5. Sagarin predictor suggests St. Mary’s by 5 on a neutral court. I think the Gaels squeak by in the opener, but then get handled by Arizona.
I think Gonzaga is an Elite 8 team this year, with a good chance at the Final Four. I sincerely doubt they can win the championship, unless a lot of top seeds fall by the wayside.
“So fuck off and die in a fire you motherfucking piece of shit.” Really?
Bronconoob, you are so far out of line it is unbelievable. Classless comments and personal attacks have no place on this board. If that is the way you are going to conduct yourself, absolutely nobody wants you to be a part of this board.
I was easily one of the most active posters on the old board, but the way you take over threads by attacking players and posters alike makes me not want to post, or even visit this website. The old board ran for what, a decade? We never had comments as base and rude as yours in that timespan.
This has long been a place for people to come and talk about a mid-major basketball program that we all love in respectful and constructive fashion. If you’re not going to do that, then you need seriously ask yourself whether your own enjoyment is worth ruining the board for everyone else.