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ESPNHS: Best March Madness blogs 3/16

Updated: March 17, 2009, 2:07 PM ET
By ESPNRISE.com

Editor's note: ESPNHS is a collection of the best blogs and videos from high schoolers across the country. Want to get involved? Start blogging and uploading videos today!

March Madness

Is There Anything better than March Madness?

manny24435
By manny24435
It is that wonderful time of year again when nothing matters but brackets and basketball. Its when kids like me skip school to watch the first and second rounds of the Big Dance, fearful of missing that one classic that could make or break my bracket. No other sporting event gives you the pure excitement and the element of surprise like the NCAA Tournament. Unlike any other sport, you always have the Goliath's of the world like North Carolina and Kansas, but there is always that David once per year like George Mason and Davidson. No matter who wins the tournament you always come out feeling like you are satisfied with the outcome because of the epic battles that occur. Keep reading manny24435's blog!

The NCAA Tournament

baseballanderson
By baseballanderson
This year's NCAA tournament features some of the best teams in recent years. With UNC, Pitt, Louisville and Uconn sitting at the top of there regions no one is given anyone else a chance. Not even Uconn is getting a fighting chance. Besides in Conneticut every other state says that Uconn will not win. In each state less than 15% of all voters think Uconn has a chance to win. According to the poll UNC is going to be the national champion. I am a UNC fan but i still believe Uconn has as good a chance as any other top seeded team. Read full post ... and weigh in with your pick!

Time to go Dancing

douger08
By douger08
Ok so Robbie Hummel's *back is finally healed and with him and *Chris Kramer *both healthy *Purdue finally look like the top 10 team they were picked to be at the start of the season. Look for a deep run from them including a possible upset of UCONN!!!!
Talk with douger08 about the tournament

Ncaa Tourney preview

whitstatman
By whitstatman
This year's NCAA tournament features some of the best teams in recent years. With UNC, Pitt, Louisville and Uconn sitting at the top of there regions no one is given anyone else a chance. Not even Uconn is getting a fighting chance. Besides in Conneticut every other state says that Uconn will not win. In each state less than 15% of all voters think Uconn has a chance to win. According to the poll UNC is going to be the national champion. I am a UNC fan but i still believe Uconn has as good a chance as any other top seeded team. Read full post ... and weigh in on your pick!

Bracket Brakedown

thirdstringjoey
By thirdstringjoey
It's time. The best time of the year. March Madness is in full swing following Selection Sunday. And now that the Brackets are out here's my take. (subject to change between now and thursday morning).
What are you waiting for? Check out thirdstringjoey's take on the bracket!

The Final #1

bobulus0
By bobulus0
Alright, as the bid for the final number 1 seed implodes inside of people's heads, I wonder, "Why is it UConn and Memphis?" I mean I understand Memphis, they're the hottest team in the country, going undefeated in Conference USA, but UConn? Yeah they had a good season, but they've lost two straight and didn't even get out of their first game in the Big East Tournament, when Duke who is in the top 5 RPI and SOS is in the ACC Title game and is leading Florida State by 14 at the half. It should be "Who gets the final number 1 seed, Memphis or Duke?" But regardless of Duke or UConn, Memphis deserves the final number 1 seed. Check out Kyle's Final Four teams.

Your teams

How far can UM go in the tournament?

cr002796
By cr002796
So UM lost to Illinois and their regular season is over. Now UM has to get ready for the Big Dance and for the other talented teams in the pool. So how far can these Wolverines go? Well after George Mason and Davidson, you never really know. But if UM wants to go far, they'll have to rely on a couple of things.
Read more ... and tell cr002796 how you think UM will do.

Duke Rules

AlexisTaymao
By AlexisTaymao
i like Duke how bout you? they are gonna dominate this season!!!!!!!!!&hopefully lol
Do you like Duke?


And the Lucky Number Is....

OwLiFiEd.
By OwLiFiEd.
The Temple Owls have earned their ticket for a spot in the 2009 NCAA Tournament, and last night was when Owls fans would find out their opponent.
Temple, ranked as an 11th seed this year, will be taking on the 6th ranked Arizona State Sun Devils in what will be a potentially down-to-the-wire game.
How do you think Temple will play in the tournament?

How will Louisville do?

big al5725
By big al5725
How far do you think Louisville will go this year?
Well, what do you think? Tell big al5725 how you think Louisville will do.



KU all the way

jrowley91
By jrowley91
Ku should get through first and second rounds very east with toughest opponent possibly being West Virginia in second round. Jayhawks better come to play.
Rock Chalk Jayhawks!!
Are you a Jayhawk? Will Kansas repeat?

Snubbed

Snubs,bracket

brandon_9888
By brandon_9888
My bracket has Kansas, Connecticut, North Carolina, and Pittsburgh going to the final four in Detroit. My Upset pick is Western Kentucky I think all teams including UNC should look out for the hill toppers of Western Kentucky which made all the way to the sweet 16. My snubs of this year are St. Mary's Penn State. Penn State's resume is not the best but is a lot better then Arizona with got a 12 seed this year everybody knows that wins against @ Michigan State,(2)Illinois, Purdue should count for
Check out brandon_9888's take on the PAC 10.

New Mexico Lobos..

Jeremy-Rivera
By Jeremy-Rivera
I think the Lobos should've had a shot at the NCAA torney they were tri champs with BYU and Utah and because of that i think they should go. New Mexico dont get the respect they deserve and im sure alot of people agree with me.
What do you think? Should New Mexico have made it?


PSU

golfathelete1
By golfathelete1
omg i cannot believe penn state didnt get into the ncaa tourney, and michigan did. omg that is a whole bunch of bs
Was your team left out too? Talk with golfathlete1 about it.



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