March Madness 2K15: The RJ Members-Only NCAA Tourney Brackets Contest (on Yahoo!)

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    Mar 08, 2015 2:51 PM GMT
    It's that time once again:



    "Can You Outpick the Guy Above You?!?"

    (EDIT: I changed my mind for now! We WILL use Yahoo! after all... unless it gives us the same problems for new participants as last year.)

    I'll update this space with details in a little while! Meanwhile, here's the link for those who wish to join.

    https://tournament.fantasysports.yahoo.com/t1/group/28872

    If prompted, the password is "reaper" (without the quotes)

    Entrants can begin making picks on March 15!

    New participants: I temporarily reset the pool to public, so you shouldn't have problems using the link above. If you still cannot join, let me know via RJ Mail (include your preferred e-mail in the request), and I'll send you an e-mail invite!

    The Race to Indianapolis is already underway!

    NCAA Conference champions (automatic bids) have just started getting crowned (Belmont punched its ticket with a thrilling last-second win for the Ohio Valley Conference title last night).

    As usual I'll post a logo and find some detail for each of the 32 conference champs once they officially make it in. 36 other teams will wait to get their name called on Selection Sunday.

    The Selection Show for the 68 college teams will be at 6 PM Eastern on Sunday, March 15, and probably within an hour after that the brackets will be filled by Yahoo, allowing you to make your predictions.

    First-round NCAA "play-in" games will be on March 17-18 (you don't get to make picks on those 4 games).

    But your selections will get locked in before noon Eastern time, the Tip-Off of the initial second-round game, on Thursday, March 19.

    More details to come! Good luck!
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    Mar 08, 2015 3:22 PM GMT
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    March Madness 2014 in Review: http://www.realjock.com/gayforums/3717731



    Your Friendly Neighborhood OP got to enjoy the Title Belt after riding UConn all the way to the National Title! But, will I get to keep it in 2015?

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    4. Kade's Extraordinary
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    Mar 08, 2015 3:40 PM GMT
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    March Madness 2014 in Review: http://www.realjock.com/gayforums/3717731



    Your Friendly Neighborhood OP got to enjoy the Title Belt after riding UConn all the way to the National Title! But, will I get to keep it in 2015?

    1. Dipsy Doo Dunk-a-Roo!
    2. Flat Out Scary Baby
    3. klinci3
    4. Kade's Extraordinary
    5. John's Incredible

    Flat Out Scary Baby!!!
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    Mar 08, 2015 3:53 PM GMT
    Important Tournament Pick'em Dates

    Selection Sunday: Sunday 3/15, 6 PM EST

    "First Four" (First-Round Games, no points): 3/17-18

    Brackets Lock (and registration ends): Thursday 3/19, Tip-off of 1st game at Noon EST

    Second-Round (Field of 64): 3/19 - 3/20

    Third-Round (Field of 32): 3/21 - 3/22

    Reg. Semis: 3/26 - 3/27

    Reg. Finals: 3/28 - 3/29

    FINAL FOUR (Semifinals): Saturday 4/4

    NCAA Championship: Monday 4/6
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    Mar 09, 2015 6:36 PM GMT
    Hey thanks, dayumm! I always like doing these, no matter how poorly I usually perform. Wait a minute!

    This year seems a lot more mixed up than usual, which to me means good. Sure would be nice to see the Big 10 better represented, though. Well, a lot can happen in a week. Good move taking the time and making the effort to get this done - thanks again!
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    Mar 09, 2015 10:25 PM GMT
    NCAA Tournament Schedules and Venues

    First Four
    March 17 and 18
    University of Dayton Arena; Dayton, Ohio

    Second and Third Rounds
    March 19 and 21
    Jacksonville Veterans' Memorial Arena; Jacksonville, Florida
    KFC Yum! Center; Louisville, Kentucky
    Consol Energy Center; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Moda Center; Portland, Oregon

    March 20 and 22
    Time Warner Cable Arena; Charlotte, North Carolina
    Nationwide Arena; Columbus, Ohio
    CenturyLink Center Omaha; Omaha, Nebraska
    KeyArena; Seattle, Washington

    Regional Semifinals and Finals (Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight)
    March 26 and 28
    Midwest Regional - Quicken Loans Arena; Cleveland, Ohio
    West Regional - Staples Center; Los Angeles, California

    March 27 and 29
    East Regional - Carrier Dome; Syracuse, New York
    South Regional - NRG Stadium; Houston, Texas

    National Semifinals and Championship (Final Four and Championship)
    April 4 and 6
    Lucas Oil Stadium; Indianapolis, Indiana
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    Mar 09, 2015 10:27 PM GMT
    RJ Tournament Scoring

    Second Round (field of "64") 2 pts for each correct pick (Yahoo default: 1 pt) -- The so called "First Four" play-in games in Dayton do not count.

    Third Round (field of 32) 3 pts each (Yahoo default: 2 pts)

    Sweet Sixteen 5 pts each (Yahoo default: 4 pts)

    Elite Eight 7 pts each (Yahoo default: 8 pts)

    Final Four 9 pts each (Yahoo default: 16 pts)

    Championship Game 13 pts for the winning pick (Yahoo default: 32 pts)

    Also, in every round you get 3 extra points every time you correctly pick the lower-seed (the coveted "upset bonus").
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    Mar 10, 2015 12:35 AM GMT
    dayumm saidRJ Tournament Scoring

    Second Round (field of "64") 2 pts for each correct pick (Yahoo default: 1 pt) -- The so called "First Four" play-in games in Dayton do not count.

    Third Round (field of 32) 3 pts each (Yahoo default: 2 pts)

    Sweet Sixteen 5 pts each (Yahoo default: 4 pts)

    Elite Eight 7 pts each (Yahoo default: 8 pts)

    Final Four 9 pts each (Yahoo default: 16 pts)

    Championship Game 13 pts for the winning pick (Yahoo default: 32 pts)

    Also, in every round you get 3 extra points every time you correctly pick the lower-seed (the coveted "upset bonus").


    I LIKE that last provision!
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    Mar 10, 2015 4:21 AM GMT
    Dear God,

    Please let Virginia win.

    Amen.
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    Mar 14, 2015 4:08 PM GMT
    Lots of tickets for The Big Dance getting punched today!

    Selection Sunday is tomorrow at 6 PM Eastern!

    Conference Tournament Championships Schedule:

    (Updated 3/14)

    Ivy League (No Tournament): Harvard faces Yale in Philadelphia, PA on 3/14
    CHAMPION: Harvard

    Ohio Valley (Nashville, TN): 3/7
    CHAMPION: Belmont

    Big South (Conway, SC): 3/8
    CHAMPION: Coastal Carolina

    Atlantic Sun (Higher-Seeded Campus Sites): 3/8
    CHAMPION: North Florida (1st time in NCAA Tourney)

    Missouri Valley (St. Louis, MO): 3/8
    CHAMPION: Northern Iowa

    Colonial (Baltimore, MD): 3/9
    CHAMPION: Northeastern

    Metro Atlantic (Albany, NY): 3/9
    CHAMPION: Manhattan

    Southern (Asheville, NC): 3/9
    CHAMPION: Wofford

    Horizon (Higher-Seeded Campus Sites; Valparaiso Hosts Second-Round and Semifinals): 3/10
    CHAMPION: Valparaiso

    Northeast (Higher-Seeded Campus Sites): 3/10
    CHAMPION: Robert Morris

    Summit (Sioux Falls, SD): 3/10
    CHAMPION: North Dakota State

    West Coast (Las Vegas, NV): 3/10
    CHAMPION: Gonzaga

    Patriot (Higher-Seeded Campus Sites): 3/11
    CHAMPION: Lafayette

    America East (Higher-Seeded Campus Sites): 3/14 (11 am EST)
    CHAMPION: Albany

    Mid-Eastern (Norfolk, VA): 3/14 (1 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: Hampton

    Conference USA (Birmingham, AL): 3/14 (3:30 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: Alabama-Birmingham

    Big 12 (Kansas City, MO): 3/14 (6 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: Iowa State

    Mountain West (Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV): 3/14 (6 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: Wyoming

    Southwestern (Houston, TX): 3/14 (6:30 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: Texas Southern (*highest-remaining academically-eligible team advanced to NCAA)

    Mid-American (Cleveland, OH): 3/14 (7:30 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: Buffalo

    Big East (NYC, NY): 3/14 (8 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: Villanova

    Atlantic Coast (Greensboro, NC): 3/14 (8:30 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: Notre Dame

    Big Sky (Missoula, MT): 3/14 (9 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: Eastern Washington

    Southland (Katy, TX): 3/14 (9:30 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: Stephen F. Austin

    Pacific 12 (MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, NV): 3/14 (11 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: Arizona

    Western (Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, NV): 3/14 (11 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: New Mexico State

    Big West (Anaheim, CA): 3/14 (11:30 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: UC Irvine

    Sun Belt (New Orleans, LA): 3/15 (1 pm EST)
    CHAMPION: Georgia State

    Atlantic Ten (Brooklyn, NY): 3/15 (1 pm EST)
    Favorite: VCU

    Southeast (Nashville, TN): 3/15 (1 pm EST)
    Favorite: Kentucky

    American (Hartford, CT): 3/15 (3:15 pm EST)
    Favorite: SMU, Temple

    Big Ten (Chicago, IL): 3/15 (3:30 pm EST)
    Favorites: Wisconsin, Maryland
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    Mar 14, 2015 4:54 PM GMT
    woodfordr saidDear God,

    Please let Virginia win.

    Amen.



    Bummed they lost, but at least it wasn't to Puke, who was humbled by ND. Cav's will be back for sure!
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    Mar 14, 2015 7:35 PM GMT
    (Selection Sunday Predictions, Updated thru games of 3/13)

    CURRENT #1 SEEDS:
    Kentucky (top seed overall)
    Kansas
    Villanova
    Wisconsin

    LAST 10 (At-Large) TEAMS CURRENTLY IN:
    Cincinnati
    St. John's
    North Carolina State
    Texas
    Boise State
    Iowa
    Oklahoma State (First Round)
    Purdue (First Round)
    UCLA (First Round)
    LSU (First Round) (last in)

    FIRST 10 (At-Large) TEAMS CURRENTLY OUT:
    Mississippi (first out)
    Old Dominion
    Richmond
    Iona
    Indiana
    Green Bay
    Louisiana Tech
    Stanford
    Rhode Island
    loser of Harvard/Yale

    BUBBLE BUSTERS (Someone currently IN gets kicked OUT, if these teams lose in their conference tournament):
    Buffalo (won tourney)

    BUBBLE POPPERS (Someone currently IN gets kicked OUT, if these teams WIN in their conference tournament):
    Central Michigan (lost tourney)
    Connecticut
    Rhode Island (lost tourney)
    Wyoming (won tourney)

    NICE SEASON! ENJOY THE NIT (Teams must win their conference tourney to get in, despite a strong regular season):
    UC Davis (lost tourney)
    Eastern Washington (won tourney)
    Georgia State
    Green Bay (lost tourney)
    High Point (lost tourney)
    Iona (lost tourney)
    Louisiana Tech (lost tourney)
    Murray State (lost tourney)
    New Mexico State
    Old Dominion (lost tourney)
    South Dakota State (lost tourney)
    Stony Brook (lost tourney)
    Texas-El Paso (lost tourney)
    William and Mary (lost tourney)
    Yale (lost tourney)
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    Mar 14, 2015 7:38 PM GMT
    Copying the reminder from above...

    https://tournament.fantasysports.yahoo.com/t1/group/28872

    New participants: I temporarily reset the pool to public, so you shouldn't have problems using the link above. If you still cannot join, let me know via RJ Mail (include your preferred e-mail in the request), and I'll send you an e-mail invite!
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    Mar 14, 2015 9:20 PM GMT
    woodfordr saidDear God,

    Please let Virginia win.

    Amen.

    Joe Harris was missed. And not just for the sex appeal factor.
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    Mar 15, 2015 6:24 PM GMT
    (Final Selection Sunday Predictions, Updated thru games of 3/14)

    CURRENT #1 SEEDS:
    Kentucky (top seed overall)
    Kansas
    Villanova
    Wisconsin

    LAST 10 (At-Large) TEAMS CURRENTLY IN:
    Cincinnati
    St. John's
    North Carolina State
    Texas
    Colorado State
    Iowa
    Oklahoma State (First Round)
    Purdue (First Round)
    UCLA (First Round)
    LSU (First Round) (last in)

    FIRST 10 (At-Large) TEAMS CURRENTLY OUT:
    Boise State(first out)
    Mississippi
    Old Dominion
    Richmond
    Iona
    Green Bay
    Louisiana Tech
    Indiana
    Stanford
    Yale
    Murray State

    BUBBLE BUSTERS (Someone currently IN gets kicked OUT, if these teams lose in their conference tournament):
    Buffalo (won tourney)

    BUBBLE POPPERS (Someone currently IN gets kicked OUT, if these teams WIN in their conference tournament):
    Central Michigan (lost tourney)
    Connecticut (lost tourney)
    Rhode Island (lost tourney)
    Wyoming (won tourney)

    NICE SEASON! ENJOY THE NIT (Teams must win their conference tourney to get in, despite a strong regular season):
    UC Davis (lost tourney)
    Eastern Washington (won tourney)
    Georgia State (won tourney)
    Green Bay (lost tourney)
    High Point (lost tourney)
    Iona (lost tourney)
    Louisiana Tech (lost tourney)
    Murray State (lost tourney)
    New Mexico State (won tourney)
    Old Dominion (lost tourney)
    South Dakota State (lost tourney)
    Stony Brook (lost tourney)
    Texas-El Paso (lost tourney)
    William and Mary (lost tourney)
    Yale (lost tourney)
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    Mar 16, 2015 1:13 PM GMT
    2015 Ohio Valley Champion...

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    The Belmont Bruins (22-10; 15-seed) and Murray State Racers are creating quite the lasting rivalry in the OVC. After getting budged out of The Big Dance in 2014’s conference tourney, Coach Rick Byrd’s team returns on the strength of a Taylor Barnette three-pointer in the closing seconds of the OVC championship game in the school’s hometown of Nashville. A clock malfunction forced a stoppage of play in the final seconds of a tie game with the Racers, compelling Byrd to draw up the Bruins’ title-winning play rather than settle for overtime.

    This is Belmont’s seventh NCAA trip in the last ten seasons, and they’re almost always good for a second-round scare. Their stunning OVC win bounced Murray State, a Top-25 NCAA team that won 25 straight games and compiled the second-most victories ever by any team that wasn’t selected by the NCAA Tournament Committee.

    Byrd is one of just five active NCAA coaches to have 700 career Division I wins. He fields a team boosted by high-scoring guard Craig Bradshaw and top-notch-passer Reece Chamberlain. The Bruins are a bunch of smarty-pants, too. They’ve led the nation in Academic All-American honorees since 2001.
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    Mar 16, 2015 1:40 PM GMT
    2015 Atlantic Sun Champion…

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    It’s always fun to see a young program make it in for the first time. That’s no different for the North Florida Ospreys (23-11; 16-seed, 1st round), who flew through the regular season with a 12-2 in-conference record, then clinched the A-Sun title before a raucous home crowd. Led by guard Dallas Moore, UNF’s signature win came earlier in December, in a road victory at 9th-seeded Purdue.

    Last year’s A-Sun champion, Mercer, left in 2014 for the higher-ranked Southern Conference, but not before shocking Duke in the Field-of-64 round last year. The year before that, Florida Gulf Coast was the darling that made it to the Sweet 16 as a 15-seed. No team, however, has ever won as the Field-of-64 round as a 16-seed. To pull that off, the Ospreys must first get past another Cinderella program, Robert Morris, in a first round meeting in Dayton.

    Matthew Driscoll was an assistant for four NCAA programs, three of whom are in this year’s tournament (Baylor, Valparaiso, Wyoming), before coming to Jacksonville in 2009 to help cultivate the program. The school has both male and female osprey mascots, named “Ozzie” and “Harriet”, respectively.
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    Mar 16, 2015 2:05 PM GMT
    2015 Big South Champion…

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    Cliff Ellis has been an icon for basketball in the South, running programs at Clemson and Auburn for a decade each. He found his way to Conway, South Carolina to lead the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (24-9; 16-seed, 2nd round) in 2007, and he’ll get a second shot at knocking off a #1-seed for the second year in a row. Ellis is right behind Belmont’s Rick Byrd in D-1 coaching wins and is one of just two coaches to win NCAA conference titles at four different schools.

    The Big South field of contenders was muddled almost all season long, but when conference leaders Charleston Southern and Winthrop were toppled in the conference quarterfinals, the 3rd-seeded defending Big South champs were ready to take advantage, the Chanticleers on their home floor edging Winthrop.

    Ellis beat his former school in Auburn earlier this season, and Coastal had close-shave road losses at UCLA and Mississippi. They’re led in scoring by guard Warren “The Hibachi” Gillis, and their uniforms have the unmistakable color mix of teal, bronze, and black.
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    Mar 16, 2015 2:42 PM GMT
    2015 Missouri Valley Champion…

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    One of the things that make the MVC champions constantly dangerous is that their “Arch Madness” tournament ends about a week before Selection Sunday, giving legendary programs like Bradley, Wichita State, and Southern Illinois ample time to rest up before springing surprises on the NCAA field. The University of Northern Iowa Panthers (30-3; 5-seed) won’t be sneaking up on anybody that’s been paying attention.

    Ben Jacobson is in his 9th season at the Cedar Falls school, and became their all-time leader in coaching wins this year. In UNI’s last trip to The Big Dance in 2010, Ali Farokhmanesh and the Panthers bounced top-seeded Kansas on the first weekend before falling in the Sweet Sixteen round.

    Led by MVC MVP forward Seth Tuttle this season, the Panthers went 16-2 in the Valley, before cruising through the conference tournament. UNI beat NCAA Tourney entrants Wichita State (7-seed), Stephen F. Austin (12-seed) in Texas, and in-state rival Iowa (7-seed) on a neutral floor. Among their few losses this season was a close loss at 7th-seeded Virginia Commonwealth in mid-December. UNI’s most famous alum was a football player: former grocery-store stock boy turned two-time Super Bowl MVP and “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Kurt Warner.
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    Mar 16, 2015 3:34 PM GMT
    2015 Colonial Champion…

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    It’s been a little while since the Northeastern Huskies (23-11; 14-seed) broke into the NCAA field – 1991, in fact. The Boston-based hoops team was made notable by the late former Celtics star Reggie Lewis and current NBA player Jose Juan Barea. They’ve stuck with head coach Bill Coen throughout their transition from the America East to the Colonial Athletic Association back in 2006, and their patience has finally paid off with an NCAA berth.

    To finally get in the Tourney, the Huskies blocked NCAA-charter member William and Mary from entering The Big Dance for the first time in their history, topping the Tribe in the Colonial title game.

    Red-haired 6-foot-8 forward Scott Eatherton has sweet post moves, which is of little surprise when you consider he hails from Hershey, Pennsylvania.
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    Mar 16, 2015 4:29 PM GMT
    2015 Metro Atlantic Champion…

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    This time last year, Manhattan Jaspers (19-13; 16-seed, 1st round) head coach Steve Masiello was plucked to take over at South Florida – until someone noticed he incorrectly cited himself as a graduate of Kentucky, causing USF to pull its offer. It turns out Masiello was just a few credit hours short, and he completed his requirements over the summer. Now he has something else nice to add to his resume.

    Hardly any schools recruit as aggressively in America’s largest city as Manhattan College – which is situated in the Bronx borough (don’t ask) and boasts author James Patterson and ex-Mayor Rudy Giuliani among his alums. More than half of the team, including crafty senior forward Emmy Andujar, hails from the Big Apple, most of those players from the Bronx. Andujar had to deal with testifying, in the middle of this season, at a trial of his elder brother’s accused murderers, and describes himself as “just a hungry and humble kid just trying to take my family out of the Hood.”

    The Jaspers treaded water through the MAAC schedule, but the 3rd-seeded team got hot at the right time, using a second-half spurt to take out top-seeded Iona in the conference final. Most 16-seeds are usually just happy to be here. But this is Manhattan’s second-straight trip to the NCAAs, falling by just seven points against Louisville in 2014. If they get past Hampton in Dayton, they’ll face Masiello’s alma mater of Kentucky, led by the coach Masiello once played for at UK assisted at Louisville, Rick Pitino. If the Jaspers had undefeated Kentucky their first, and final, loss of the season, rest assured that Masiello will never need another resume.
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    Mar 16, 2015 4:38 PM GMT
    I just signed up!

    I'm listed as "John," even though that's not my name lol. I guess I put "John Doe" as my Yahoo name icon_cool.gif
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    Mar 16, 2015 4:45 PM GMT
    Duke won me $500 dollars in 2010, here's hoping for another Duke win!
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    Mar 16, 2015 5:20 PM GMT
    2015 Southern Champion…

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    The committee looked favorably upon the Wofford Terriers (28-6; 12-seed), granting them a fairly high seed for a mid-major conference school. Wofford earned that praise by upsetting 8th-seeded NC State in Raleigh back in December. The Terriers got their second-straight automatic bid by the skin of their teeth, But now that they’re in, they intend to be the guys doing all the scaring.

    Mike Young has been the head coach at the Spartanburg school since 2002, an assistant there since 1989, and the 2010 National Coach of the Year award winner usually defies expectations. In 2014 his Terriers finished third in the SoCon standings, but won the conference tourney and got to wrangle with 2nd-seeded Michigan for its troubles. They might have gotten the Wolverines on the ropes had they not shot 1-for-19 on three-pointers in that Field-of-64 game.

    This season, though, the Terriers secured the top spot in the SoCon tourney, and reaped the benefits of a last-seeded Furman team (11-22) taking out Wofford’s top competitors in an improbable path to the title game. Yet Furman had the game tied at halftime and took a lead with under six minutes left in the SoCon final, before Wofford could escape with a three-point victory over the Paladins. Now that they’re back, guard Karl Cochran, one of the nation’s top three-point shooters, hopes to lead the Terriers on a reign of terror through the NCAA field.
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    Mar 16, 2015 7:10 PM GMT
    2015 West Coast Champion…

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    Ho-hum. Another year, another top-seed for Mark Few’s Gonzaga Bulldogs (32-2; 2-seed). It’s gotten so that memories of this Spokane, Washington program as America’s Cinderella have become badly faded. Since their glorious run to the Elite 8 back in 1999, Gonzaga has made it to the tournament every season. But these days, they’re known more as a team stocked with talent in an overmatched conference that’s bound to disappoint, having failed to get back to the Elite Eight since 1999 while failing to survive the opening weekend in each of the past five seasons. Coach Few would like to change that notion.

    The Zags flirted all season with a #1-seed before falling at home by 3 points to a hungry BYU team in the regular-season finale. They avenged their loss to BYU with a convincing win in the WCC tournament final. Their only other loss all season was a 3-point overtime loss in Tucson to fellow 2-seed Arizona. Only undefeated Kentucky has built up a higher scoring margin this season than Gonzaga.

    Kentucky’s 2013 SEC Sixth Man of the Year was sophomore center KyleWiltjer, a tall feat playing behind the likes of Nerlens Noel. Realizing he was still not going to start on a team stacked with incoming stars, the next year Wiltjer transferred to a powerhouse program much closer to his Portland home. The redshirt junior now fills up the bucket for the Zags, as does senior guard and conference Player of the Year Kevin Pangos, who seems as though he’s been here forever. Pangos and his “3-and-D” teammate Gary Bell, Jr. are Gonzaga’s all-time leaders in school wins. Backing up Wiltjer is Domantas Sabonis, the American-born Lithuanian son of legendary Portland Trail Blazer Arvydas Sabonis.