Posted on: October 27, 2010 10:20 pm

BSU Deserves Respect!

Boise State isn't getting nearly enough respect lately. People continue to say that their schedule is too weak and that they haven't proven themselves yet. All they have done is prove themselves, again and again. It began in 2006, when they shocked Oklahoma and the rest of the country by winning the fiesta Bowl. Actually, it started before then. Ever since they joined the WAC, they have dominated league play, especially at home. Their "big fish in a small pond" label is well-deserved, but the AQ conferences have not given them the opportunity to play enough quality opponents, especially at home. Teams are afraid (and rightly so) to play on the blue turf, but someone has to step up to the plate and do it. if BSU drops any lower in the polls, it will certainly be a travesty, seeing as how they are blowing lesser teams out of the water left and right, most recently against conference foe Louisiana Tech. If either Auburn or Oregon falls and Boise defeats Nevada on the road, then they deserve a shot at the National Championship. Give them a chance!
Category: NCAAF
Posted on: March 22, 2009 8:11 pm

March Madness

   I don't know about everyone else out there, but to me, this year's tournament has been a bit of a disapointment. First of all, there haven't been many upsets and the upsets that have happened have been minor, except for the Clevland State victory. By the Sweet Sixteen, the entire bracket is almost completely by the chalk, with the exceptions of the fifth-seeded Boilermakers and the wrongly placed twelth-seeded Arizona Wildcats. Also, many of the games have been a bore to watch. Even though a couple went down to the wire, the majority have been steadily handled by the higher-seeded team. In stark contrast to today's Louisville game, the Syracuse (who I have in the championship) game vs. the Sun Devils was won by a nineteen point margin. In this three v. six matchup, there was promise for a tight, contested game, but just like the second-round Villanova game, it wasn't a contest. Louisville, however, gave me quite the scare because I have them in my Final Four. As the tournament's top-seed, they should be able to easily take care of even the most-talented mid-major team. Even the first round Villanova game, which ended in a fizzle, could have had a much-better ending. If American had won, I would currently have much more respect for an otherwise bland and boring group of basketball games.


Category: NCAAB
Tags: Madness, March
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