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Now, it's the women's bracket coming up selection Monday, that's on the way Baylor uconn Notre Dame, Mississippi State the projected one seeds. One that's rarely been talked about in women's basketball. Tennessee is a bubble team ESPN analyst, Rebecca Lobo. Tennessee. Does make the cut we rely heavily on Charlie cream anytime. We talk any brackets collagen. Tennessee had a good strength of schedule. They had some big wins. So they are in Indiana. Also in this top eight UCF and Auburn Tennessee never been a sub twenty team when making the NCAA tournament standard nineteen now they'd every single women's NCA turning ever contested going back to one thousand nine hundred. They're looking for thirty eight in a row Charlie cream, by the way is our women's bracket. Tala gist. Joe Lunardi if you will lasting for you. You say this tournament is more wide open than ever before maybe five or six teams that could win it. Why do you think there's more parody this year than in other years? I think the gap has just closed, you know, we've talked about in the last few years at uconn and everybody else are years ago in Brittany Griner was at Baylor it was Baylor. And everybody else this year. We don't have a team that's undefeated going into the NCAA tournament on the women's side. We normally do. This year, we have sixteen with a legitimate shot. We saw you can lose a couple games in the regular season. Baylor loses a game in the regular season. So there's more parody. There's more great players. There's no runaway national player of the year either on the women's side. So there's more parody. There's more really good teams. And I think sixteen that can legitimately vie for that national champion selection. Monday coming up on ESPN Sunday the men's brackets unveiled ESPN analyst Jay Bilas, how the committee do overall pretty good. So I'm probably have fewer complaints this year. The normal part of that is the field. They had to work with so on the selection side, I wasn't bothered by the teams they left out. But when you started looking at the net rankings, some of these teams, go, okay? Well, this is our evaluation tool that were organizing all our information with and you've got a team that's ranked in the third year. Four teams that are ranked in the thirties that don't make the field that have quad one wins. And then you've got teams down in the seventies that make Saint John's. Seventy three in the net. Arizona state sixty three Minnesota sixty one Ohio State fifty five all them made it as at large, and then he got teams like Indiana TCU, Alabama. Clemson NC state, Texas, all in the thirties and forties that don't make it and had just as many if not it had more some of them had more quad one wins. It's clear to me watching basketball and clear to me listening to you all talk about it. If there's a line beneath the ones in the Tuesday, they've separated themselves, you believe the biggest threat exists outside of that to those to that group. Or is it strictly the group within that group that could trip up anyone in it? Maybe you play well, but don't play your best somebody else plays out of their mind. That's pretty good. That's always going to happen in the NCAA tournament. I do think there are about sixteen games that are the overwhelming favourites to win this thing. So do I and if anybody outside of that wins, it we've had some sort of catastrophe that opens up in a bracket, but I've been wrong before. I don't know if you know, this I've been writing I had I had a note happened once but. Then there was like an ashtray. I'm with you this watching you guys on the show. I think it's awfully chalky there at the end, but the back end so poor. I just don't see how by and large. Those folks don't move on. I'm telling you teams like buffalo Nevada can do a ton of damage in this thing and Wofford is legit. I mean Wofford's plan scared. That's not the seven ten game. We're used to seeing usually those things are flipped. Oh, it's gonna be it's gonna be wild in a different way where things have been flipped in some of these brackets. We'll see how wild things get over. The course of the next couple of weeks as you fill out your bracket. Chuck generally gets the nod. But folks, of course, like selecting a team or to the swearing the dark jerseys. So how about a double digit see that could make some noise to our college basketball live crew? I don't think there's any that can make a final four. I do think that there's one that can get to the Sweet Sixteen. I actually have two teams that are double digit seeds getting to the Sweet Sixteen that would be New Mexico state. I think they're size. I think they're depth. I think their style of play Kakaza only props for Auburn. But I think it'd be even more problematic for Kansas the other team I think right now is Oregon and Oregon as playing its best basketball season, they're healthy and Peyton Pritchard has complete control over data Altman's offense. Kenny Wootton is one of the best shot blockers. We have in the game and you look at potential matchup against Wisconsin. And then playing a K state team that we're not sure whether or not being Wade's gonna play. But I know I'm looking at him. He's got a boot on selection Sunday. You got a boot on selection Sunday. I'm not thinking you're at one hundred percent. What do you think sometimes to make great television analyst has to lay out because he can't participate in this conversation because I have none getting to the streets. Not getting the Sweet Sixteen zero you on Oregon having Oregon's path while Wisconsin is a good team. It's not a dominant team. It's not a physically imposing team. And then Kansas state is a defensive team where the player their best player when you talk to Bruce Weber, quite frankly. Is it a boot boot today, I suppose maybe tomorrow's another day. But I'm with you on the Oregon is the one team here, I'll give you a sleeper sleeper. And I'm going to say, I think of Yale gets passed LSU, which is big. I don't think that's a that's a I don't think it's a bad match it with the Maryland team. That's really young on the perimeter other than Anthony Collins matchups in Dayton Tuesday and Wednesday the tournament gets underway in earnest on Thursday. Sportscenter allnight ESPN radio football quarterback. Ryan Fitzpatrick agreed to terms on a two year deal with the dolphins. They of course, said Ryan tannehill on Friday to Tennessee. Rory mcilroy. Two hundred seventy wins the Players Championship by one shot over Jim furic Bush big day for him in Fontana on Sunday. He picks up. The checkered flag in Bonn. And in doing so ties Richard Petty's NASCAR record with his two hundred career win across the NASCAR series. Straight ahead, which coach won't be watching the tournament outside his games. That's next. It's ESPN radio. Patino will be playing. You went to southeast concerts, man. That's a tough tough conference. This heavyweights your team coming out of the I four the has to place. I am. Sports. Now the worst commercial. A real life. Caterer my recipe for.

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