UConn Not Looking Good

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Update 9:07pm: Hmm.  If there’s anything I can say, it’s that they didn’t get destroyed.  Lost by 9.

Oh boy. I’m watching the game right now, and it’s not looking good for my home state team, UConn, right now.

They’ve been down since at least shortly before the half, and haven’t caught up since. They’ve come close, but are now down by 9 with 1:07 to go. I’m not seeing a comeback here, but you never know.

I’m not confident that UConn is going to the championship.

 
 

Tonight’s Awesome Upsets

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Ok, so “awesome” and “upset” don’t usually work well together, but they define two consecutive NCAA D-1 basketball games from tonight. I didn’t watch any of the Duke and LSU game, so I cannot comment on that.

First
Western Virginia and Texas were really going at it tonight. 14.7 seconds – the fastest turn over of events I’ve ever seen in any type of game. So, it seemed like Texas had it in the bag. WV was close, but the only way they were going to get it was by getting some free throws, and like one two-shot. So, in an amazing display of tactics in about the last eight seconds, WV scores and amazing three-pointer to tie the score 71 to 71. So, seems like the game is going to go into over-time. But, wait for it…
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That’s Some Brotherly Love

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Via CNNSI: Source Story

Now, I rarely watch football myself, but I found this story being filed in the “awww, ain’t that sweet” section of my brain.

A judge increased jail time from six months to five years for the brother of Pittsburgh Steelers safety Tyrone Carter because he failed to report to prison on time for driving with a revoked license.

Tank Carter, brother of this football player, sacrificed (more of) his freedom to go watch his brother play some big time football, and win! Instead of spending six months in the slammer, Carter now gets to spend five years. Ok, so between the choice of having to watch a family member perform some game or act in a live performance from a prision cell, knowing I could probably congratulate them the next day, or watching them live, and spending four more years behind bars? I think I’d choose the former option. Just my opinion.