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  2. TCU Horned Frogs (12-5, 3-2) vs Texas Tech Red Raiders (12-5, 3-2) 7:00pm Central Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena Fort Worth, Texas Final Score GameTracker (TCU) ESPN Box Score FoxSports.com Box Score TurkVision Post #1 FrogVision Radio Stream #1(StreamGuys) Radio Stream #2 (TuneIn) Radio Stream #3 (KTCU) Radio Stream #4 (*.m3u8)  Big 12 Now   TCU Men's Basketball Facebook TCU Men's Basketball Twitter
  3. The Mrs. went to HS with Matt Bowen...
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  5. For anyone who has ever been here, this youtube is downright frightening. The Narrows NEVER is impassable. Well maybe just this once it isn't, but that's an absolute first. I've been thru hurricanes/post hurricanes which had smaller surges.
  6. OU wins, 83-63. Thankfully, it was on B12 Now.
  7. Attach your pic again, it's not showing up. I read you're getting more snow tonight or tomorrow night?! Another big dump like you just had?
  8. The main 4 lane,divided highway--the Trans Canada Highway--where it is coming into town this morning. Unbelievable.
  9. While I was doing the important manly shoveling from the door to the car, my daughter was doing her civic duty and shoveling out the fireplug. Here is where she first exposed just the TOP of it. The stairway at the top of the pic is the second story front entrance.
  10. Saturday’s 6-packNBA teams that sold the most team merchandise last year:6) Golden State5) Milwaukee4) Toronto3) Philadelphia2) Boston1) LakersQuote of the Day:“I don’t understand why in sports they try to marginalize it. They try to make you pick one and I get it, but we’ll see. I think it would be fun. Right now, though, I’m just focused on football.”Cardinals’ QB Kyler Murray; I’m sure Arizona was thrilled to see thisSaturday’s quiz76ers’ Ben Simmons played one year of college basketball; where dd he play?Friday’s quizPacific Tigers of the WCC play their home games in Stockton, CA.Thursday’s quizVince Lombardi left the Green Bay Packers after the 1967 season; he coached another NFL team after that, for only one season, the Washington Redskins in 1969.Posted onJanuary 17, 2020Leave a commenton Saturday’s 6-pack, Quote, Quiz of the DaySaturday’s Den: Doing some studying for the NCAA tournament……Did some research today, which means:a) It was really cold out.b) There weren’t any good movies on TV.I looked at the 40 teams who made the Elite 8 over the last five years, trying to find any common threads to teams who got to a regional final.I’ll pull this list out the day after the brackets come out and see if we can identify a team or two that could surprise and make the Final Four. Here is what I found:13) 2017 South Carolina is one of the weirdest Final Four teams ever; they started season 8-0, but went 12-6 in the SEC, lost their first SEC tourney game. On Selection Sunday, Gamecocks had lost six of their last nine games, but they got a 7-seed, so they were comfortably in the field of 68, but no one was picking them to advance very far.Carolina’s eFG% was #304, which is bad (there are 353 teams); their experience was #233, but they played great defense (#15 eFG%) and were #5 in forcing turnovers.It is South Carolina’s only NCAA appearance since 2004, and they made the Final Four.12) Over the last five years, 16 of 40 teams (40%) who made the Elite 8 won their conference tournament; 8 of the 40 teams (20%) lost their first conference tourney game.11) 32 of the 40 teams (80%) were in the KenPom top 20 on Selection Sunday; last year, all eight of the Elite Eight were in the top 15.10) Strong defense is important; 24 of 40 teams (60%) were in top 50 in top 50 of eFG% rankings (FG% where a 3-pointer counts as 1.5 hoops).9) Forcing turnovers? Not as important. Only 8 of 40 Elite 8 teams (20%) were teams that ranked in top 50 in forcing turnovers. Teams that do well in that category are generally bully teams who beat up on stiffs, but in March, there aren’t too many stiffs still playing. Three of last four years, a team that went 9-9 in conference play but made the Elite 8:— 2016 Syracuse, a 10-seed— 2017 Xavier, an 11-seed— 2018 Florida State, a 9-seed7) Getting easy baskets is important; 22 of 40 Elite 8 teams (55%) ranked in top 50 in eFG% on offense; 53 of 60 teams (88.3%) were in the top 100.6) How important is experience? Not so much. Talent means more.Only 6 of 40 Elite 8 teams (15%) were in the top 100 in experience; the most talented teams have kids who bolt school early.5) You can make the case that continuity is more important than actual experience; maybe a team has a nucleus of sophomores who played together for two years.12 of 40 Elite 8 teams (30%) were in top 100 in minutes continuity.4) Does playing a hard non-conference schedule help you in March, Unless your name is Mark Few, not really.Only 5 of 40 Elite 8 teams (12.5%) had a non-conference schedule that ranked in the top 50 nationally. Teams from the bigger leagues pad their power ratings with conference games; they pad their W-L record with pre-conference wins.8 of 40 Elite 8 teams (20%) had a non-conference schedule outside the top 200.3) As for overall strength of schedule, 33 of 40 teams (82.5%) ranked in the top 40- teams like 2019 Auburn, 2018 Kansas State, 2017 Oklahoma made the Elite 8 from Power 5 leagues, with Big East being the 6th Power 5 league.2017 Xavier had a 5-game losing skid in February; 2018 Texas Tech had a 4-game skid.2) How about teams who get a lot of their points outside the arc?Only 10 of 60 Elite 8 teams (16.7%) ranked in the top 100, as far as getting their points on 3-point shots. 21 of 40 teams (52.5%) ranked outside the top 200 in that category.1) Depth seems to be incredibly overrated; TV timeouts are longer in March and while I can’t prove it, I’m pretty sure refs call fewer fouls in March.Only 6 of 40 Elite 8 teams ranked in the top 100 in bench minutes; 10 of 60 teams (16.7%) ranked outside the top 200.Like I said, we’ll put this article out on March 16 as we examine the brackets.
  11. This is cool for people who never get to see machinery like this, but the snow is coming down so hard that as soon as it's cleared it just fills in again.
  12. Good heavens, Newf, that's incredible. The guy who went out in it to walk to his friend's house is so obviously dead. He texted "lost" with 1% battery left last night. I agree it was a very stupid thing to do. Good thing you don't live where the avalanche occurred right into those houses! The pictures of the storm on Twitter are just unbelievable. Where will all the water go when it starts to melt and will it then cause flooding? I saw a tweet that said you're expecting rain on Monday?
  13. Armadillo NFL 2019 NFL playoffs Last four seasons, underdogs are 9-6-1 ATS in this round of playoffs. Saturday 49ers are in playoffs for first time in seven years; they went 3-2 in last five regular season games, with the three wins by total of 10 points- SF is 3-4-1 ATS as a home favorite TY. Over is 7-2-1 in their last ten games. Cousins got his first playoff win LW; this is Garoppolo’s first playoff game. Minnesota is 5-4 SU on road TY- they’re 2-2 ATS as a road underdog. Vikings are 8-1 TY when they allow 20 or fewer points, 3-5 when they allow more. Over is 8-4 in their last 12 games. Minnesota played in NFC title game two years ago, when Keenum was their QB. Home side won last four Viking-49er games; Minnesota lost nine of last ten road games in this series, with last win here in ’07. Vikings beat SF 24-16 at home LY. Last six years, #1 seeds are 11-1 SU in this round, 7-5 ATS. Tennessee is 8-3 TY with Tannehill at QB; they won their last four road games, scoring 32 ppg. Titans are 6-3 SU on road TY; they’re 3-2 ATS as a road underdog. Eight of their last ten games went over. Tennessee is in playoffs for only 2nd time in last 11 years. Last week was Tannehill’s first playoff game; he went 8-15/72 passing, but the Titans won in Foxboro, running for 200+ yards. Baltimore won its last ten games after a 2-2 start; they’re in playoffs for 8th time in 12 years- last time they got by this round was 2012. Baltimore is 2-4 ATS as a home favorite TY. LW was Jackson’s first playoff game; Ravens have run for 200+ nine times TY, including last three games in row. Ravens-Titans split last ten meetings; Titans haven’t been to Baltimore in five years. Last six years, #1 seeds are 11-1 SU in this round, 7-5 ATS. Sunday Houston has never been past this round, going 0-3 in their history. Texans rallied back from a 17-3 deficit, upset the Chiefs 31-24 (+3.5) at Arrowhead in Week 6; Houston had 35 first downs, outgained KC 472-309 and didn’t punt- they had three turnovers, missed a FG. Texans allowed 30+ points in five of its six losses; they’re 5-2 ATS as a road underdog TY. Three of their last four games stayed under total. Chiefs won their last six games (under 5-1), four by 10+ points; they’re 3-2-1 ATS this year as a home favorite. You’re reading armadillosports.com. KC held three of its last four opponents under 280 yards. Chiefs are in playoffs of fifth year in row, losing AFC title game at home LY; over last five years, #2 seeds are 3-6-1 ATS in this round.
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