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Old March 28th, 2011, 01:16 PM
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the VCU-Butler match up will guarantee at least one underdog will be in the championship game and which ever team wins I will root for...I actually hope VCU-Butler outdraws UCONN-Kentucky on Saturday

there is very little possiblity that any of the players on Butler or VCU will go on to the NBA...there is a much higher possibility that the players will stay 4 years and graduate from there respective schools..there is a greater possiblity that very few star players will receive their degree within 4 years at Kentucky/UCONN, less alone stay for 4 years ..I also pray that the young coaches at both schools and their respective administrations realize that they should stay put and not leave for bigger college programs (more $$$$) where coaching becomes less about educating for life (exception Coach K. but he played at West Point for Bobby Knight) and more about generating revenue

I love attending and watching division 2 and 3 games and any game on the division one level at any military academy (West Point, Naval Academy and USAFC) because they understand that sports leads to a college education and a better life

this would not happen in division 1 football, only in b-ball..I realize my friend Will is crying that his team did not make it to the final 4
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Old March 28th, 2011, 01:27 PM
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the VCU-Butler match up will guarantee at least one underdog will be in the championship game and which ever team wins I will root for...I actually hope VCU-Butler outdraws UCONN-Kentucky on Saturday

there is very little possiblity that any of the players on Butler or VCU will go on to the NBA...there is a much higher possibility that the players will stay 4 years and graduate from there respective schools..there is a greater possiblity that very few star players will receive their degree within 4 years at Kentucky/UCONN, less alone stay for 4 years ..I also pray that the young coaches at both schools and their respective administrations realize that they should stay put and not leave for bigger college programs (more $$$$) where coaching becomes less about educating for life (exception Coach K. but he played at West Point for Bobby Knight) and more about generating revenue

I love attending and watching division 2 and 3 games and any game on the division one level at any military academy (West Point, Naval Academy and USAFC) because they understand that sports leads to a college education and a better life

this would not happen in division 1 football, only in b-ball..I realize my friend Will is crying that his team did not make it to the final 4
I am now rooting for VCU to win it all . They have great players and a fantastic coach . Smart won over Self .
I too enjoy watching Division 2 and 3 basketball. Its very rare that a player will make the NBA but the players tend to always give 100% .
In my opinion there should be a minor league system for basketball players so that those not interested in attending college for academics don't have to participate in the charade .
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Very few coaches in college basketball stay with one team for their career .Mark Few is one who one never reads about him thinking of leaving .
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Go VCU Rams !!! gonna be exciting to see what happens on Sat.
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My latest picks:

Kentucky over Conn
VCU over Butler
Kentucky over VCU
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the Las Vegas bookies must be going crazy..I would suspect a few folks from Richmond put down $$$$ for VCU to go all the way..does anybody know that the posted odds are for VCU to win it all ?
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I am for "the underdog", I hope Butler wins!
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Butler or VCU winning would be great
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I heard an interview with Kemba Walker .He was asked his opinion of the fame vs. Kentucky .He replied in one word "surreal." I hope that he returns for his senior year .

I read that his passion is dancing ,even more than basketball.
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