View Full Version : Best Matchup of Round One?
03-13-2007, 05:45 AM
I have heard several analysts say that UNLV-Georgia Tech could very well be the most intriguing first round game of this tournament. ESPN's Andy Glockner and CBSsportsline's Gary Parrish think so.
I tend to agree with them. I think this will be a great ballgame and I think either the Jackets or Runnin' Rebels can definitely take out Wisconsin and advance to the next weekend.
What do you think? Is GT-UNLV the best first round game or is there another one out there that you think holds major significance?
03-13-2007, 09:37 AM
It's really hard to pick just one. I think that this year there are more intriguing first round games than in any other year of the tournament.
...these games are all from one region!
You also have:
Southern Illinois/Holy Cross
Boston College/Texas Tech
Tennessee/Long Beach State
...I've just listed half of the first round match-ups.
Of course I am most interested in GT/UNLV, and it is also a very intriguing matchup, but for whatever reason, I'm looking forward to the Butler/Old Dominion and Nevada/Creighton matchups.
With these two matchups you will have two mid-major teams from the Colonial, Horizon, MVC or WAC (not a mid-major conference, but it's not like Nevada is a national power) advancing to the 2nd round, and I think any of them will have a chance in their 2nd round match-up to make it to the Sweet 16.
03-13-2007, 09:41 AM
Outside of GT, I'm looking forward to
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