The Unbridled Pragmatist
smart enough to know how dumb we are

Swallowed Whistles

Great weekend of college hoops, but what makes the NCAA tourney are the upsets.  Davidson beating the Hoyas, while not a surprise, was still tough to watch.  Western Kentucky to the Sweet 16?  Amazing!  And of course I enjoyed watching the Dukies play like the bumbling squad they are; a marginally talented team that gains an advantage through superior coaching and beneficial officiating.

 What sticks out to me most from the opening weekend is the Texas A&M vs UCLA game.  UCLA was beyond lucky, the ref’s pulled a Donaghy and simply gave the Bruins that win.  How is there not more outrage at the obvious foul on A&M’s shot at the buzzer to tie?  If I was an Aggie (and I’m real glad not to be) I would be going ballistic.

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