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Wrapping Up The First Tourney Weekend

After a weekend's worth of games, what have we learned?

Kevin Durant Is Not Carmelo Anthony. After inspiring Texas fans all season, Durant will now be able to head to the NBA, collect his millions and not worry too much about that whole Longhorns business. The NBA minimum age requirement made us think about him more than we would have if he'd been sitting an NBA bench all year, but that time is over.


Big Ten, Not So Hot. All the Big Ten boosters talked themselves into thinking the league wasn't all that horrible this season when the league went 5-1 in the first round. (We're not discussing the one game the conference lost.) Well, everybody collapsed in the second round, and only Ohio State (barely) survived.

Go Favorites. We can't remember the last time so many people in our tourney pool had all their Final Four teams left going into the Sweet 16. A few people had Wisconsin and Texas, but other than that, everything is still wide open.

Salukis! If you're on the mid-major upset train, you have SIU vs. Kansas and Butler vs. Florida. After that, there are no upsets left. It has been that sort of year.

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