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JaJuan Johnson has a very

JaJuan Johnson has a very good game, but he needs to put on weight and how. He has the body of an NBA Small-Forward, but would have to play the 4 in the NBA. Now if he developed a respectable outside game (unlikely) then he would be a good 3, but if he doesn't gain weight he isn't going to be a great pro.

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If he can develop some more

If he can develop some more face up game he can be a 1st rounder with a good season next year, hes got good length and athleticism, but is far to skinny right now

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I don't think he's ever

I don't think he's ever going to get to be more than 210 lbs. Like Tezo said, he's really about 195. He doesn't have the frame to put on much much weight, well at least enough weight to allow him to play in his comfort zone, which is with his back to the basket. He's going to have to get more polished and consistent with his mid-range shot. He does have mismatch potential though if he gets that part of his game more consistent. He's going to have to make it in the NBA as an offensive role player though.

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FSU v. Gonzaga underway. FSU

FSU v. Gonzaga underway. FSU already giving Gonzaga problems with their length on d. Now, it would be nice if Florida State had anyone who could create offense for their self.

GA Tech v. OK State underway. I picked GA Tech. I think Shumpert will thoroughly outplay Keiton Page in the matchup. That's the key matchup. When Shumpert plays well, Tech wins. Also, look for Bell and Rice Jr. to do a good job of getting Anderson out of his comfort zone. Both are good defenders.

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Cornell came up big for me;

Cornell came up big for me; I'm perfect so far today. Hopefully, Oklahoma State and Gonzaga can win. If only I picked Georgetown to win in my ESPN bracket; I'd be tied for 1st right now :/

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Wow, Glen Rice Jr. looks

Wow, Glen Rice Jr. looks nothing likes his dad.

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Yea I picked against

Yea I picked against Cornell. That was a bad mistake. I should've known.

GA Tech v. OK State tied up. It's not a matter of matchups like I thought it'd be. OK State is running all kinds of defenses from man to 1-3-1 zones, and GA Tech is switching all ball screens. Keiton Page has made 2 3's (he's the best shooter from deep in the nation IMO) and Favors and Lawal are working hard down low. If only GA Tech would throw them the ball down low. GA Tech is playing better right now on both ends.

FSU is too poor offensively to beat Gonzaga. You can only defend well for so long if you can't score.

Duke up by 8 on Arkansas PB.

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Florida State is terrible

Florida State is terrible offensively... I knew I should've picked Gonzaga!

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Yea I picked against

LOL...Yea. I don't think Glen Rice is related to his dad. Baby mama drama?

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i picked gonzaga confidently

i picked gonzaga confidently on this one. That was one of those picks i didn't spend too much time thinking about because i really think gonazaga is the best 8 seed in this tournament.

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whats everyones thoughts on

whats everyones thoughts on the aggies vs aggies game?

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I thought Florida State vs.

I thought Florida State vs. Gonzaga was gonna be a grind-it-out, physical game in the 50's, but Gonzaga is having their way.

Georgia Tech vs. Oklahoma State is really good so far. I don't think O.K State can keep hitting threes, so hopefully James Anderson can keep getting to the hoop. Otherwise, O.K State could be in trouble in the second half.

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I picked Michigan State to

I picked Michigan State to beat New Mexico State for one reason: Spartie's tournament experience.

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I knew TAMU would beat Utah

I knew TAMU would beat Utah State. Donald Sloan was too much for their guards.

I thought Gonzaga would lose because they have struggled with athletic teams before. They almost lost to Memphis earlier this season. And I saw them play St. Mary's and they got drug...I thought FSU would score more than 14 though with 10 mins gone.

GA Tech needs to defend better. I like them still though, Shumpert just needs to step up. If I was a coach, I would crowd James Anderson and make him a slasher, where he's least effective.

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SICK alley-oop jam by

SICK alley-oop jam by Shumpert, but the Yellow Jackets hurt themselves badly with subsequent back-to-back turnovers.

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Durrell Summers is a sleeper

Durrell Summers is a sleeper prospect for next season...He's athletic, a good shooter, and a nice defender.

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Matt Pilgrim just put

Matt Pilgrim just put Derrick Favors in a poster....OK State by 2, 5 mins into the 2nd half.

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Favors with the big-brother

Favors with the big-brother swat on Anderson. Tech by two.

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Georgia Tech is hard to stop

Georgia Tech is hard to stop when Iman Shumpert is either scoring well or passing well..Tech has to get the ball to the post more. That's there advantage.

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Marshall Moses is carrying

Marshall Moses is carrying Oklahoma State right now, but I can feel this game slipping away.

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GA Tech playing well. Riding

GA Tech playing well. Riding Shumpert and Rice's D on the perimeter.

Check out the Gonzaga v. FSU score! Noles clawed back only trail by 5 with 3 mins left.

Michigan State holding on to a 2 point lead v. New Mexico St. They coasted too early, they are the better team head-to-head.

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G tech is gonna be tough as

G tech is gonna be tough as long as they take care of the ball. Now bring on Louisville and Ohio State. My cali teams are about to represent.

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23-24 at the line thats very

23-24 at the line thats very impressive.....GT's frontline and athleticism is gonna give OSU big problems....Matter of fact i have them beating OSU in my bracket.

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1st loss for me today. If

1st loss for me today. The worst part about it is that it was kind of an easy pick; I just wasn't paying attention. If Michigan State is the second, then me and Duke Nukem are gonna have a little chat..........

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Why is Michigan State tied

Why is Michigan State tied with New Mexico State?? I do like New Mexico State's size on the perimeter though.

GA Tech won! Shumpert outplayed Page down the stretch, that's all that had to happen. GA Tech matches up very well with Ohio State if they advance.

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new mex is taking some quick

new mex is taking some quick jumpers down the stretch.

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Yea, and they are boxing

Yea, and they are boxing out. I like Kalin Lucas man. Good player. Does everything well.

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They just made one of those

They just made one of those quick jumpers to make it a one point game. Wow, this is nerve-wrenching....

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Lane violation? This late in

Lane violation? This late in the game? Sometimes, I think the refs just blow into their whistles too hard when they have it in their mouths and have to make a call....

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big lane violation call. It

big lane violation call. It was correct, but one of those things that they need to show more consistency in. But in this case, he was in way early so new mexico can't really complain too much.

Keep an eye on theo robertson in the cal game coming up. Im not sure if he will be an nba player or not, but i do believe he is the second best player coming out of the pac 10 this year behind only pondexter. That really shows how down the conferecen is this year when the second best player cmoing out might not even get drafted.

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Did they really need to call

Did they really need to call that line violation...REALLY?

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Terrible. Just terrible. Who

Terrible. Just terrible. Who calls that man?

Syracuse up 6 early on Vermont. Brandon Triche looks like he could be Mike Beasley's younger brother.

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I need Murray State to beat

I need Murray State to beat Butler tomorrow, and Baylor to not get upset for me to feel confident in day 3. I think my picks for the four games now will be fine (cuse, Ohio St, L'ville, and Maryland).

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well vermont and ucsb look

well vermont and ucsb look like they will be blown out. Does Houston have a chance against maryland in your guys mind?

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Actually, I would not mind

Actually, I would not mind if Louisville lost because in one of my pools people have Louisville beating Duke. On your question llperez22, it all depends on Aubrey Coleman.

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Yea. You always have a

Yea. You always have a chance with a lethal scorer like Coleman, but I think Maryland wins the game at the end. Vazquez should have a good game against Houston's guards.

Syracuse putting on a clinic v. Vermont right now. Blakely is looking like a non-factor v. the zone.

Ohio State beating up on Santa Barbara as well.

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Iggy, Blakely is in foul

Iggy, Blakely is in foul trouble.

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I know...That 2nd foul was

I know...That 2nd foul was shaky though. It really wasn't him. He just blocked the shot.

Did anyone see that move Jardine just made for the and-1? It was nice

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12 to zero for cal right

12 to zero for cal right now.

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9-0 run for santa barbara?

9-0 run for santa barbara?

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ohio state, even when they

ohio state, even when they jumped out to a big lead on ucsb, they weren't looking like they were playing hard. They weren't putting pressure on the ball or attacking on offense hard. They are either playing like they know they are the better team and don't have to go hard, or they are showing some weakness that might haunt them in the later rounds.

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I don't know why I picked

I don't know why I picked Louisville, I don't really like Rick Pitino or that team. Oh well. Keep it up Cal.

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nice slam for blakely..

nice slam for blakely..

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dang, cal isn't even

dang, cal isn't even touching the rim right now. 22-4 early and pitino calls time out.

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lol lauderdale has so many

lol lauderdale has so many blocks.

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Damn Louisville?? When you

Damn Louisville?? When you think about it, the way Louisville opens up the floor in that full-court press helps Cal more than it hurts. They have solid ball-handling guards. Another bad pick by me it seems.

Maryland v. Houston underway. This is my 2nd time ever seeing Coleman play. He wasn't great the other time. But he's the nation's leaqding scorer so.....

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Damn Louisville?? When you

Damn Louisville?? When you think about it, the way Louisville opens up the floor in that full-court press helps Cal more than it hurts. They have solid ball-handling guards. Another bad pick by me it seems.

Maryland v. Houston underway. This is my 2nd time ever seeing Coleman play. He wasn't great the other time. But he's the nation's leading scorer so.....

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Damn Louisville?? When you

Damn Louisville?? When you think about it, the way Louisville opens up the floor in that full-court press helps Cal more than it hurts. They have solid ball-handling guards. Another bad pick by me it seems.

Maryland v. Houston underway. This is my 2nd time ever seeing Coleman play. He wasn't great the other time. But he's the nation's leading scorer so.....

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vermont ends the half on a

vermont ends the half on a 15-2 run.. can they keep it up?

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Louisville is on a 17-8 run

Louisville is on a 17-8 run since being down 22-4.

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