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KSR’s Guide to the Madness: Saturday Night Fever

OK so that NIT thing was ugly, but the past is the past; Spring Footballs are flying, prospects are committing, and Cinderella teams are getting fitted for new glass slippers. All hell has broken loose in the tournament, but you can still catch up with our in-depth previews of each region: MIDWEST, EAST, WEST, SOUTH.

Cleaning the house can way until next week (unless you’re like me and have ZERO clean underwear). It’s time settle in for a day of laziness with KSR’s Guide to the Madness and if you’re not around a TV, here’s the link to watch all of the games online: MARCH MADNESS LIVE.

 

Oregon (12) vs. Saint Louis (4) in San Jose, 7:10 (TBS)

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Despite being not getting a new uniform for every game, Oregon’s basketball team has been the only PAC-12 team to get any respect from me this year. I know you remember former Dukie and current Detroit Piston Kyle Singler; well little bro blue E.J. is quite the baller himself. Singler has consistently put up big numbers and is the active PAC-12 career scoring leader. With the help of UK rejects Tony Woods and Arsalan Kazemi, the Quack Attack could knock out heavily favored Billikens. SLU has the talent and effiecient play that has many people (nearly 100% of UK fans) picking them to knock off top-seeded Louisville.

 

Butler (6) vs. Marquette (3) in Lexington, Ky., 7:45 (CBS)

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With Cinderella favorite VCU eliminated earlier today by Michigan, the Butler Bulldogs will look to continue their recent tournament luck against Marquette. The teams have already met once this year, with Butler taking the W after Rotnei Clark with an improbable 30 footer to win the game in Maui. I was actually lucky enough to get the chance to watch both teams’ first round games on Thursday at Rupp. Even though Marquette shot horribly, they found a way to win with miraculous shooting in the end. If Marquette can make a few shots, their athleticism should carry them over the Bulldogs.

 

Wichita State (9)  vs. Gonzaga (1) in Salt Lake City, 8:40 (TNT)

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Gonzaga nearly became the worst 1-seed in NCAA history when they barely squeaked by Southern University 64-58. The Zags big man Kelly Olynyk is very easy to hate. 1. He’s Canadian. 2. He has a mullet. 3. He whines more than Tyler Hansborough ever thought about. 4. HE HAS A FREAKING MULLET. The Misourri Valley Champs looked impressive in their first round 73-55 shalacking of Pittsburgh. Can the Zags play like a #1 seed, or will they pull a Georgetown and lay an egg?

 

California (12) vs. Syracuse (4) in San Jose, 9:40 (TBS)

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How Cal ever won a game in this tournament I’ll never know, but the Bears face a tall-task against the Cuse’s 2-3 zone defense. Threes will fly from both sides after Cal played their entire first second round game in a 2-3 zone. The good news for Cal is that their campus is less than 50 miles from San Jose. Cal could pull off their first Sweet 16 in 16 years if they can whether the zone with a strong home-court advantage.

Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR

15 Comments for KSR’s Guide to the Madness: Saturday Night Fever



  1. bvarneyrn
    5:38 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Uh, Nick… easy to hate because he’s Canadian? Isn’t one of our most coveted prizes from Canada? Agree on the mullet. Wrong on so many levels.



  2. Rei
    5:51 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    I really hate Jim Boeheim.



  3. Louisville sucks
    5:51 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    the refs in the louisville colorado st game are allowing Louisville to murder Colorado st. it is pathetic.



  4. Tonyselksarms
    6:00 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Never seen so many Asian cheerleaders thank what Cal has? Me love long time.



  5. Travis R will host KSR this week
    6:05 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Ill be on KSR this week with my mentor Matt Jones. We will discuss all sorts of things. The things i touch on won’t make any sense and people will be glad when the next caller has something more interesting to say.



  6. HandsAcrossKentucky
    6:07 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Whoa #3, I thought Louisville was supposed to unite the fan bases across the state, at least that was the snake oil KSR was peddling last night during the Western vs Kansas game.



  7. Hartline
    6:16 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Louisville is running on all cylinders right now. Here’s to hoping Duke beats them.



  8. SomeWhiteGuysNuts
    6:49 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Russ Smith fouled a guy (#4) to steal the ball, the guy fouled Russ back, then Russ tried to punch him in the nuts! One of the three fouls was called… I think you know which one. I hope someone gets a screenshot of the nut jab.



  9. big O
    7:00 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Careful with the Canadian statements. Wiggins has ties to Oh Canada!



  10. Big Boy
    7:04 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    No wonder Louisville wins. Refs letting them grab, bump, push & slap. This is football not basketball.
    They are mugging teams. Unbelievable…….



  11. Eric K
    7:09 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Hope the Rupp cleaning crew has got alot of bleach…. going to take alot of cleaning after the scum /trash in Rupp tonight! Man loserville fans suck….. to all of you, please leave town! Go back to that sh-thole you call a city! GO CATS!!



  12. Dannielle
    7:40 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    This website really needs a proofreader. “Effiecient???” Really?? And I have viewed several other typos today; it makes me sad.



  13. why hate?
    7:52 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    That really is not a mullet. It is just long hair. And tons of kentucky hicks have mullets. Plus he’s a great player



  14. Blueneck
    9:11 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Either this poster doesn’t know what a mullet is (business in the front, party in the back) or he hasn’t actually seen the guy play. If you have seen him play while pushing the hair out of his face you know it’s not a mullet.



  15. dusten
    9:55 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    1. As above comments have indicated, right now BBN loves Canada for a certain reason.
    2. I looked up Kevin Olynyk and he does not have a Mullet. He has long hair.