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2013 NIT Predictions Sure To Go Wrong

The National Invitation Tournament begins tonight so here are the predictions sure to go wrong for it. Winners are in bold and home teams are in CAPS (for the first round). * = Autobid from winning conference regular season


Let the NIT madness begin.

First Round –

8 ROBERT MORRIS PATRIOTS (23-10)* v. Kentucky Wildcats (21-11)
5 Charlotte 49ers (21-11) v. 4 PROVIDENCE FRIARS (17-14)
6 Detroit Titans (20-12) v. 3 ARIZONA STATE Sun Devils (21-12)
7 Long Beach State 49ers (19-13) v. 2 BAYLOR BEARS (18-14)

8 Charleston Southern Buccaneers (19-12)* v. 1 SOUTHERN MISS EAGLES (25-9)
5 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (26-6)* v. 4 FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES (18-15)
6 Washington Huskies (18-15) v. 3 BYU COUGARS (21-11)
7 Mercer Bears (23-11)* v. 2 TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS (20-12)

8 Northeastern Huskies (20-12)* v. 1 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE (21-12)
5 Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (27-4)* v. 4 STANFORD CARDINAL (18-14)
6 Ohio Bobcats (24-9) v. 3 DENVER PIONEERS (21-9)
7 Niagara Eagles Purple (19-13)* v. 2 MARYLAND TERRAPINS (22-12)

8 Norfolk State Spartans (21-11)* v. 1 VIRGINIA CAVALIERS (21-11)
5 St. John’s Red Storm (NY) (16-15) v. 4 SAINT JOSEPH’S HAWKS (18-13)
6 Indiana State Sycamores (18-14) v. 3 IOWA HAWKEYES (21-12)
7 Stony Brook Seawolves (24-7)* v. 2 MASSACHUSETTS MINUTEMEN (21-11) 

Second Round –

5 Charlotte 49ers v. 1 Kentucky Wildcats
7 Long Beach State 49ers v. 3 Arizona State Sun Devils

5 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs v. 1 Southern Miss Eagles
3 BYU Cougars v. 2 Tennessee Volunteers

5 Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks v. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide
6 Ohio Bobcats v. 2 Maryland Terrapins

8 Norfolk State Spartans v. 4 Saint Joseph’s Hawks
6 Indiana State Sycamores v. 2 Massachusetts Minutemen

Third Round – 

7 Long Beach State 49ers v. 1 Kentucky Wildcats

2 Tennessee Volunteers v. 1 Southern Miss Eagles

6 Ohio Bobcats v. 5 Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks

8 Norfolk State Spartans v. 2 Massachusetts Minutemen

Semifinals –

2 Tennessee Volunteers v. 1 Kentucky Wildcats
6 Ohio Bobcats v. 2 Massachusetts Minutemen

Finals –

6 Ohio Bobcats v. 1 Kentucky Wildcats

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2013 Posts: 87

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The (Ash) Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week! And Ash Wednesday (edition I-480)


Raise your arms if its your last Ash Wednesday as pope! Photo by UPI/Stefano Spaziani

First Quarter: NBA

1) Today’s scores
2) Chicago Bulls (30-21) @ Boston Celtics (27-24), 6:30 pm
3) Denver Nuggets (33-20) @ Brooklyn Nets (30-22), 6:30 pm
4) Houston Rockets (29-25) @ Los Angeles Clippers (37-17), 9:30 pm/NBATV

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) 6 Syracuse Orange (20-3, 8-2 Big East) @ Connecticut Huskies (16-6, 6-4 Big East), 6 pm/ESPN
2) Charlotte 49ers (17-6, 5-4 A10) @ 11 Butler Bulldogs (20-4, 7-2 A10), 6 pm
3) 23 Oregon Ducks (19-5, 8-3 PAC-12) @ Washington Huskies (13-11, 5-6 PAC-12), 10 pm/ESPN2
4) San Diego State Aztecs (18-5, 6-3 MWC) @ 24 Colorado State Rams (19-4, 6-2 MWC), 9 pm/CBS Sports Network

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Rivalry Night on NBCSN: St. Louis Blues (6-5-1, 13 pts) @ Detroit Red Wings (7-4-1, 15 pts), 6:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
3) Ottawa Senators (7-4-2, 16 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (8-5-0, 16 pts), 6 pm
4) Dallas Stars (7-5-1, 15 pts) @ Calgary Flames (3-4-3, 9 pts), 8:30 pm

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) SI.com – Stewart Mandel’s mailbag
2) Sports on Earth – Will Leitch on Darren Rovell not being in tuned with people
3) CBS Sports – Stupid NCAA ruling of the day
4) Yahoo Sports – Les Carpenter with a Michael Jordan article … from his Wizard days

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