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12/19 Second-Half live thread: Where we're rooting for UCLA and Women's bball

UCLA vs. #8 Duke (ESPN) and Women's basketball vs. Missouri State (ESPN3)

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Well, what if I told you that your team could be facing death at any moment? (By "death" I mean "an embarrassing loss," but down here in SEC country, that's just as bad.


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The SEC is 1-13 against top 25 RPI teams but 4-6 against teams with an RPI between 26-50. I use the RPI comparison because that is one of the major criteria the NCAA Selection Committee uses to put teams in the tournament. The number of teams a conference has in the tournament is generally how the nation views the strength of the conference.


<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>As my good friend <a href="https://twitter.com/Englishscope24">@Englishscope24</a> says, &quot;it&#39;s not a Merry Christmas unless you beat Illinois.&quot; <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23BraggingRights&amp;src=hash">#BraggingRights</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Mizzou&amp;src=hash">#Mizzou</a></p>&mdash; Jarrett Sutton (@JarrettTSutton) <a href="https://twitter.com/JarrettTSutton/statuses/413774415495585792">December 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>After 08&#39; game I said to an Illini reporter &quot;We&#39;d never lose to them again&quot;. Dave Reiter grabbed me and said &quot;You can&#39;t say stuff like that&quot;</p>&mdash; Kim English (@Englishscope24) <a href="https://twitter.com/Englishscope24/statuses/413778637494554624">December 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>After 2011&#39; 3-0 run vs them. Dave called me CRYING saying &quot;you did it, you did it.. you said you&#39;d never lose to them again&quot;. lol</p>&mdash; Kim English (@Englishscope24) <a href="https://twitter.com/Englishscope24/statuses/413778914327003138">December 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>After 09&#39; win, I was going 100mph w/ <a href="https://twitter.com/JarrettTSutton">@JarrettTSutton</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/justinbsutton">@justinbsutton</a> in my car headed to KC from Stl. Got pulled over in Como.</p>&mdash; Kim English (@Englishscope24) <a href="https://twitter.com/Englishscope24/statuses/413779276605829120">December 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>I reached in the back seat and whipped my lettermen jacket on faster than superman. Cop said &quot;Slow down, Merry Christmas, Thanks for the W&quot;</p>&mdash; Kim English (@Englishscope24) <a href="https://twitter.com/Englishscope24/statuses/413779512120184835">December 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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