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Elite 8 - who you rooting for or adopting?

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by Buffnik, Mar 26, 2016.

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Who you got?

  1. Kansas

  2. Villanova

  3. North Carolina

  4. Notre Dame

  5. Oregon

  6. Oklahoma

  7. Virginia

  8. Syracuse

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  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Not a lot of emotional investment on my part with this tournament. I haven't even looked at my bracket because it was a horror show by the end of the first Thursday.

    So, let's make this a bit more interesting and let everyone know who you're rooting for. And if you don't have a team, adopt one.

    If you don't have a good reason to pick a team -- make one up.

    The Contenders:

    Kansas
    Villanova
    North Carolina
    Notre Dame
    Oregon
    Oklahoma
    Virginia
    Syracuse
     
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  2. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm going for Villanova.

    1. Grew up a Big East fan.

    2. HC Jay Wright looks like Dracula.
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  3. TimmyDUBs

    TimmyDUBs Dirty haole Club Member

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    My study abroad roommate went to Villanova, so each yeah I keep them in my bracket a bit too long.
     
  4. NW Buff

    NW Buff Club Member Club Member

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    Oklahoma. Not a tough choice since my mom was an alumni.
     
  5. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    oregon... cause.... sigh... #pac12... i guess
     
  6. onealcd

    onealcd Club Member Club Member

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    Nova because the way they play. Virginia because I picked them to win it all.
     
  7. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Nova, soft spot for the Big East.
     
  8. wsp4820

    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm rooting for my bracket, but if I was out of it I am Team Buddy all the way. Love that guy.
     
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  9. Sykobuff

    Sykobuff Club Member Club Member

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    Oregon pac 12.
     
  10. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Virginia - out of respect for one of AB's better posters on the topic of college basketball.
     
  11. TDforTD

    TDforTD Club Member Club Member

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    Anyone but KU, Cuse, and ND :)
     
  12. Daaah

    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    Oregon. I like the way they play. Athletic and fun to watch.
     
  13. Yung Buffalo

    Yung Buffalo Club Member Club Member

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    Oklahoma because Buddy Hield. Virginia because I think they're the best hope at keeping UNC or Kansas from winning the championship.

    Also **** Notre Dame, **** Syracuse and most of all **** Dana Altman.
     
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  14. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Think we all know it's Virginia for me. It's been a long wait to get back here and a Virginia/Carolina Final Four is a dream within reach. I'm not generally a fan of meeting conference teams in the Dance, but that would be a special matchup. At the very least, Virginia does big athletics the right way, unlike the sleaze that pervades at least 3-4 of the remaining programs.
     
  15. bombay

    bombay Club Member Club Member

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    Oregon for the obvious reason. And to throw a crimp into the best laid plans of The Committee.
     
  16. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    Right now, none of these teams trips my trigger.

    Might end up pulling for Virginia since we lived there for 4 years.
     
  17. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Think Virginia and Villanova are really the only hopes of preventing KU or UNC. Wasn't particularly high on Nova heading in, but they've looked excellent. ND beat UNC in South Bend, but lost by 32 in the ACCT. Cuse fell by 5 and 11. Sooners fell twice to KU. One was a game for the ages, but they lost, and it seems like OU was playing better ball in January than recently. Oregon is playing their best ball, but they'd get in a track meet with UNC and would not come out on top.

    Everyone should be worried by Paige getting hot for UNC last night. They're damn near impossible to beat when he's in the mix.

    It's probably going to take a collective effort to prevent one of those evil programs from winning. Not sure anyone could pluck off both.
     
  18. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Surprised we have so many Hield fans. Dude jilted CU. **** that guy.
     
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  19. torerobuff

    torerobuff Dancing is forbidden Club Member

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    Back the Pac. Oregon.

    Followed by Buddy and OU, Nova. UVA would be the only ACC team that wouldn't be intolerable. If Cuse wins, i might stop watching college basketball.
     
  20. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Yeah. **** Oklahoma.
     
  21. bombay

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    To each their own, but have a different dream.
     
  22. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    I call Oregon winning a nightmare

    Edit: I'd much rather UNC lose and not face them. **** UNC. However, it's an equivalent of CU facing Arizona in the Final Four. The appeal is clear if you're UVA. A Final Four consisting of two longtime border state rivalries (UVA/UNC, KU/OU) would be a unique set up.
     
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  23. bombay

    bombay Club Member Club Member

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    Oregon winning isn't a dream to me, either. I'm a Colorado fan. First foremost, and always.
     
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  24. sackman

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    Holding my nose and sort of rooting for Oregon. I can't stand them and Altman is as slimy as they get. But, you know, it would be cool to say we beat the National Champions.
     
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  25. jsmilkst

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    I'll go ahead and be the only KU vote. I married in to it. And it was easy to adopt as my 2nd team 10 years ago, because I always got a team in March to root for :eek:
     
  26. HotRack

    HotRack Rez BubbleHead Club Member

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    UVa. Because my kids may very well end up going there - we're doing college visits for spring break and UVa. is on Thursday. VT on Tuesday and Roanoke College on Wednesday.
     
  27. bombay

    bombay Club Member Club Member

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    Oregon shafted the nine of us who were hoping that the PAC wouldn't be utterly embarassed in the post season.
     
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  28. dyemeduke

    dyemeduke Well-Known Member

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    I just don't get how you see Hield play and not root for the guy. I hate OU athletics but root for this bball team.

    And if not OU, UVa due to my respect for Tony Bennett. I also am a Brogdon fan.
     
  29. ahoelsken

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    UVA. Always liked Tony Bennett. Does it the right way IMO.
     
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  30. ahoelsken

    ahoelsken Well-Known Member

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    Hield could very well wind up a Nugget. Wouldn't that be fun?
     

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