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John Picks the Saturday Games

After a dismal 18-14 First Round (and a 6-10 first day!), John S tries to redeem himself in Round 2 by carefully detailing what he learned:

10 Saint Mary’s vs. 2 Villanova

Original Pick: Villanova over Richmond

What I’ve Learned: I’m going to give myself some credit for this one: After all, I didn’t fall into the trap of picking Richmond to make the Sweet 16, like a lot of people did. After the First Round I had, that counts as a win. Although, I did say that people were underestimating Villanova, and the Wildcats barely snuck by Robert Morris, and even then only with the help of some friendly calls. I have faith, though, that a Jay Wright-coached team won’t pull that shit twice in a row.

New Pick: I’m still sticking with my guns and picking Villanova to make the Sweet 16.

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John and Tim Pick the East Bracket

Might the Butler do it again?

1. Kentucky vs. 16. East Tennessee State

Tim: ETSU has given teams trouble in past years as a 16, 15, and 13. No such luck this year as the Wildcats roll.

John: I wouldn’t be surprised if Kentucky played a deceptively close game in the first round; as I’ve said before, the Wildcats have a tendency to let a vastly inferior team into the game through sloppy play, even if they pull ahead in the end.

Tim’s Pick: Kentucky

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