My picks (and some strange ones)...
UAB over N. Texas
Charlotte over Marshall
UTSA over Rice
ODU over UTEP
WKU over UAB (but only by 10)
Lady Techsters over Charlotte by 7
Middle over UTSA handily
ODU upsets Southern Miss
Lady Techsters upset WKU by 2
Middle beats ODU by 4
Lady Techsters let go and blast Middle out of the water by 14
Some big upsets and of course I have to go with the Lady Techsters!!!!!!!!!!
Of course, some of this is hope more than prediction. ODU had a bad game yesterday (Thank goodness). I think they are much better than how they played, though, and UTSA played out of their minds. ODU could easily make it to the finals, IF they play their game. If they do, they can beat Middle.
As for us, every game will be a challenge. We can beat Charlotte, if we play our game, though. WKU would be a stiff challenge, but if we play to our strength, it is possible. We may be worn out by the time we play in the finals, if we get that far. We have a young team, but that Southern Miss loss may be the catalyst that we needed to play out of our minds in the tournament. That is my hope, anyway.
Brooke gets Coach of the Year. Sims at ODU gets Player of the Year.
Champ, I like the way you think!
A fool does not delight in understanding, but only in revealing his own mind. Prov 18:2
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"It is only when you do not have hope in a society that you join a suicide bomber team." - G.W. Bush, the hated President
"Life without Hope in Christ is spiritual suicide" - Cowpatty, a little stinker
And of course, Champ would have us beating Baylor on the way to taken off UConn.!
Now, back to reality, Should we beat Charlott again, anyone think we would be a lock for the NIT? What about the possibility of a loss to Charlott, still have a chance at the NIT?
The NCAA would be incredible, and any thing is possible!
Tournament starts today! Charlotte and Marshall tip off at 3pm. Lady Techsters had an early morning practice: