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Cougs’ draw not as tough as you might think

Posted by Jeff Nusser on March 18, 2008

Raise your hand if your thinking on Sunday as the bracket was unveiled went something like this.

“Sweet! We’re a No. 4 seed! That’s even better than I thought. … Winthrop, huh? Didn’t they beat Notre Dame last year? That sounds like a trap waiting to happen. … Crap! We’re in the same region as North Carolina. Bye-bye Elite Eight. …”

Based on the responses I’ve seen over at SportsLink and heard from friends, most believe we didn’t get a favorable draw.

I happen to totally disagree. Let’s start with the opener.

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Join the Bracket Challenge now!

Posted by Jeff Nusser on March 18, 2008

OK, so maybe that’s a little forceful, but there are just 10 people signed up for the WSU HOOPS Bracket Challenge, and I know we’ve got more readers than that. So, don’t delay — sign up today! (I feel like such a good English teacher when I use a couplet.)

I’ve added a page link at the top of the site for all the information, and that’s where we’ll post standings when we get that far, too.

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