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March Madness Preview

Feb 27, 2011

March Madness is upon us. Over 300 NCAA college basketball teams are racing to the finish line right now trying to get into the 2011 Final Four Tournament. Let’s preview the top ranked teams that could be Final Four bound.


Number 1 News

The No. 1 team in America is very uncertain. Because most of these colleges don’t even play each other, it’s really hard to determine who is the best. The teams are ranked by stats and judged by a committee. Here are the best teams that are flip flopping in and out of the #1 position:


  • Ohio State
  • Kansas
  • Pittsburgh
  • Texas
  • Duke

Whoa Ohio

Jared Sullinger is leading Ohio St as a freshmanJared Sullinger is leading Ohio St as a freshman

Kidzworld’s #1 basketball team is the Ohio State Buckeyes. They have the best record and their only 2 losses were on the road against teams undefeated at home. Jared Sullinger is a guaranteed lock for the freshman of the year award, so the Buckeyes might be at the very beginning of 4 years of Final Four expectations.



Cinderella Secret

Xavier's star is Tu HollowayXavier's star is Tu Holloway

Xavier Musketeers are this year’s Cinderella team thanks in large part to the brilliant guard play of Tu Holloway. Xavier is on a big winning streak and with momentum they could knock out any #1 team.


Big East Big Contenders

The conference championship to watch before the Final Four tournament is the Big East. Of course the winner of this tourney automatically gets into the Final Four tourney, but 10 other teams “on the bubble” will probably make it into the 67 team Final Four tourney… they will make it based on the NCAA committee selection based on stats.


March Madness Schedule

Final Four is set for Houston TexasFinal Four is set for Houston Texas

If you are interested on getting into the March Madness action, here are some key dates:


  • 30 Conference Championship games March 6-13 (Each championship final winner is guaranteed a spot in Final Four tourney)
  • Selection Sunday March 13 (1 hour after the last Conference Championship game, this is where the 67 team bracket is made)
  • Round 1 – March 15-16 (Dayton, Ohio)
  • Round 2, 3 – March 17-20
  • Sweet Sixteen – March 24-26
  • Elite Eight – March 25-27
  • Final Four – April 2nd
  • Final – Aprl 4th
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well in my opinion i think its a sport cause its more of gymnastic and gymnastics is a sport so yeah :D :punk :nerd :nerd :nerd :punk :punk :punk
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1PhanTrash
It's definitely an American thing - here in Australia we have like no Cheerleaders or Cheerleading groups. I think it's a sport but I'm not really into it. I think any girls or boys can do it. :3
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1PhanTrash
"Dubadins" wrote: I have never been a cheerleader but I think it is a sport because it is very active and a lot of difficult looking moves. I agree
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Wolf74
Wolf74 posted in Dance:
use to like ballet and now gymnastics cause ballet does't suit me
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Enki
Enki posted in Xtreme Sports:
Sure, many girls can fight, in fact some can fight really well, however it is a fact that women are generally physically weaker than men, which means that if a healthy male and a healthy female were to fight then the outcome wouldn't be 50/50 but rather 25/75 if even that much, this assumes that both the male and female have the same experience, training and of course both are healthy. This doesn't mean that women are inferior to men, but I am just pointing out facts, the notion that men and women are exactly the same and should be carrying out the same tasks is ridiculous.
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