Up two points with nine seconds to play, the 13-seed Furman Paladins executed a perfect trap play on #4 Seed Virginia Cavaliers guard Kiehi Clark to win the game on a late 3-pointer.
Here’s another one:
Talk about a Bracket buster!
#1 Purdue just lost to #16 FDCU
That was an excellent game.
The Cinderellas play today
13 Furman- 5 San Diego St… 12:10PM
15 Princeton - 7 Missouri 6:10PM
16 FDU - 9 Florida Atlantic Tomorrow 7:45 PM
Did anyone have to look up these Cinderella schools?
I knew Furman… been there… just up I 85 in Greenville SC
Several Kids from my kids HS class went to Furman.
But FDU… probably a Florida school… wrong New Jersey!!!
Does Fudrucker’s have an NCAA team?
and Florida Atlantic - Boca Raton FL
I don’t follow b ball but I had never heard of FDU. Looks like an abbreviation for profanity.
“Oh yeah buddy, FDU and the horse you rode in on.”
It does sound like a profanity, I’m going to start using it and see if it catches on.
Good morning. This newsletter is dedicated to the state of New Jersey, because last night Fairleigh Dickinson became only the second 16-seed ever to beat a No. 1 seed in the men’s NCAA tournament, improbably knocking off Purdue. Meanwhile, No. 15 Princeton defeated No. 2 Arizona on Thursday, and Jersey City-based Saint Peter’s was last year’s Cinderella story.
After the first round, there are 0 remaining perfect brackets among the 20+ million in the major online games. Suppose that’s what 1 in 9,223,372,036,854,775,808 odds look like in practice.
In this area, it seems every other house has a KU Jayhawk flag on it. On our bike ride this morning, the flags are still out, but one person hung theirs upside down