Archive for March 22nd, 2011

March 22, 2011

Duke tops Sweet 16 Picks and 2011 Final Four Predictions

SOUTHEAST: No. 2 Florida vs. No. 3 BYU (Thursday, 7:27 p.m., TBS/TSN2)
No. 4 Wisconsin vs. No. 8 Butler (Thursday, 9:57 p.m., TBS/TSN2)

The Jimmer Fredette Mission hits the Big Easy looking to convert as many non-believers as three-pointers. Fredette’s sensational; one-man shows go only so far in the NCAA Tournament. He’ll need help from inside, because the Gators will look to win this game with power forwards Vernon Macklin and Patric Young, who can jump so high he left the “k” in his first name behind. Expect Erving Walker to pressure the Cougars’ defense and Billy Donovan to march back to the Elite Eight while some shrewd reporter goes to find the real story about this game: How many of BYU’s fans can stay true to their school’s Honor Code in the French Quarter (take the under on that one).

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