Get inside March Madness with SI.com's Luke Winn in the Tourney Blog, a daily journal of college basketball commentary, on-site reporting and reader-driven discussions.
3/15/2008 08:19:00 PM
Checking in from the final night at Madison Square Garden for the Big East tournament ...
The Georgetown band was out early in the Garden lobby, performing more than an hour before gametime. Eddy Curry sang backup.
Another street shot, from the corner of 33rd Street and 7th Avenue ...
... and Pitt warming up for its fourth game in four days.
A prediction for tonight: After winning by raining threes on Thursday, and by feeding Roy Hibbert on Friday, Georgetown is forced to win the Big East title in yet another style: by out-grinding the Panthers in a low-low-scoring affair.
Postgame update: Well ... that was a little off. Pitt amazingly showed no signs of exhaustion, kept Georgetown's guards under wraps, and may have done enough to lock up a No. 4 seed. More later from the Garden.
Winn you are an idiot. Why did Tennesse not get a one seed? Are you kidding? They lost a game. Just like Duke and Texas. You don't lose a game close to the end of the season and get a No 1 seed. You've been doing this long enough to have some form of a clue. Maybe you should actually leave the east coast and see some basketball that doesn't revolve around all the teams east of the Mississippi River.
Look at a common opponent for Tennessee and Kansas and that would be Texas. Tennessee lost by 19 at Texas and Kansas lost by 3 and then beat them on a neutral court. Kansas lost their three games by a total of 12 points and the SEC is weak this year. Is that enough reason to put Kansas over Tennessee?