NCAA Tournament Simulation

#126      
I got everything figured out and the game is back on for tonight! 7pm sharp!
I give you a simulated handshake but a genuine thanks for everything. Any chance Sean May fouls out after nine minutes?
Not taking anything away from May, but it's hard to defend against a Sherman tank.
 
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#128      
BU:1 Trash cans:0
Chicago
In this timeline (the darkest timeline), even the simulated NCAA tournament is subject to unexpected delays.

https://www.reddit.com/r/CollegeBas...pdate_from_tournament_hq_postponement_of_the/

The rest of the Second Round is pushed back to Thurs, April 2.

Updated schedule:

Thursday April 2nd
Creighton vs Illinois 6:30 ET
Kentucky vs Iowa 8:00 ET
Kansas vs St. Mary's 9:30 ET

Friday April 3rd
Marquette vs Eastern Washington 5:00 ET
Michigan State vs Virginia 6:30 ET
Oregon vs Akron 8:00 ET
Gonzaga vs Oklahoma 9:30 ET

Saturday April 4th
Butler vs Maryland 5:00 ET
Michigan vs Villanova 6:30 ET
Duke vs West Virginia 8:00 ET
Dayton vs LSU 9:30 ET

Sunday April 5th
Texas Tech vs Seton Hall 5:00 ET
Auburn vs Wisconsin 6:30 ET
Baylor vs Indiana 8:00 ET
Providence vs North Dakota State 9:30 ET
 
#129      
Cary, IL
In this timeline (the darkest timeline), even the simulated NCAA tournament is subject to unexpected delays.

https://www.reddit.com/r/CollegeBas...pdate_from_tournament_hq_postponement_of_the/

The rest of the Second Round is pushed back to Thurs, April 2.

Updated schedule:

Thursday April 2nd
Creighton vs Illinois 6:30 ET
Kentucky vs Iowa 8:00 ET
Kansas vs St. Mary's 9:30 ET

Friday April 3rd
Marquette vs Eastern Washington 5:00 ET
Michigan State vs Virginia 6:30 ET
Oregon vs Akron 8:00 ET
Gonzaga vs Oklahoma 9:30 ET

Saturday April 4th
Butler vs Maryland 5:00 ET
Michigan vs Villanova 6:30 ET
Duke vs West Virginia 8:00 ET
Dayton vs LSU 9:30 ET

Sunday April 5th
Texas Tech vs Seton Hall 5:00 ET
Auburn vs Wisconsin 6:30 ET
Baylor vs Indiana 8:00 ET
Providence vs North Dakota State 9:30 ET
So, I am wearing my lucky outfit for nothing?
 
#131      
The guy who is running the tournament did explain why they have had to push it back to next week:

Unfortunately, PS3 emulation is still not stable enough in 2020 to run a tournament on and we will have to postpone the second round of the tournament until next Thursday, April 2nd. By then, I will have a new 2k8 disc and will be spending Wednesday recording the remainder of the Second Round matchups so we can finally resume the tournament.
 
#133      
The 2005 National Championship Rematch Drops at 7:00 pm CT.

Verne Lundquist and Bill Raftery are on the call.

The game takes place inside the Alamodome.


Enjoy everyone!
Thanks for taking the time to do this, i will buy you a couple of rounds at the final 4 next year
 
#148      
Orlando
Who else is unreasonably totally psyched about this?!? I was getting legitimately nervous watching the IL-Creighton second half. Good times! :p

Because it played out like countless games we've seen before, get a lead, lose a lead... rally back... the rosters and tendencies seem really spot on. It played out like a lot of games. Whoever tweaked the rosters deserves a beer.
 
#149      
Because it played out like countless games we've seen before, get a lead, lose a lead... rally back... the rosters and tendencies seem really spot on. It played out like a lot of games. Whoever tweaked the rosters deserves a beer.

Creighton made some ridiculous shots in the 2nd half, and the Illini missed some wide open 3's that they would normally make. DMW took some uncharacteristic shots that he wouldn't have taken either, unless he was WIDE open.

It was entertaining, but I was getting annoyed the 2nd half.

BRING ON KENUTCKY!!!
 
#150      
New York
Their work setting up the rosters was really amazing. My one gripe- they didn’t capture Ayo’s transition game at all. Every time we get the ball, we look to get it out in transition if at all possible and Ayo is absolutely deadly. I didn’t see any of that in this game. But given the amount of work that went into this and the crippling sports boredom that is otherwise present, no complaints. Well done!