2018 NCAA Tournament

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  1. Riggins44

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    Brunson is good but he flops constantly on defense.
     
  2. Riggins44

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    Now the refs are stepping in and making bullsht calls on Michigan while letting Villanova play aggressively. Wagner called for a pushoff on offense while Brunson does the same thing every time he drives.
     
  3. Jack Lambert

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    DiVencenzo is on fire!!! 27 points now with 7:35 left to go!
     
  4. Riggins44

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    Yeah, Villanova clearly the better team tonight. DiVencenzo looks like a lottery pick. He had 29 when I turned it off. What a player.
     
  5. sib89

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    I'm just glad that
    A) no ghetto ball
    And B) the top leading scorer for each teams are two white men.
     
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  7. Jack Lambert

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    Yes! Even Charles Barkley said he'll be playing in the NBA at halftime. DiVencenzo finishes with a game-high 31 points, 5 boards, 3 assists, and 2 great blocks. I'd say this is one of the best outcomes we could've hoped for. Everybody got to see a high-flying white guard in DiVencenzo making plays all over the floor, and scoring at will. He also carried Villanova throughout the game as well. He had individual stretches where he scored 9 straight and 11 straight points for the Wildcats. He led the team when Brunson went out with four fouls; they didn't miss a beat with DiVencenzo running the show!! He'll likely be named Final Four MVP too. That is a pretty damn good outcome to me. I wish the game were more competitive, but I'll take DiVencenzo topping 30 points with everybody watching!

    Wagner finishes with 16 and 7.
     
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    DiVencenzo named Final Four Most Ourstanidng Player!
     
  9. BeyondFedUp

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    Best outcome for the Championship game. The most viewers, and most important: A White guy shines in prime time.

    I was holding back all tournament not to get my hopes up, as they've been dashed in too many March Madness tourneys and early on the teams I wanted to win or even qualify didn't win. This was a win-win in a lot of ways. Before tonight I was for Michigan. But once this guy caught fire it became obvious which way would be best for our cause. Not really ghetto ball, or "hulley-gulley" (lol) as my old High school coach called it, but there were some real dry spells especially for Villanova and they didn't take it inside much, launched threes without any real success. Would have liked a more inside game, I always like that in the clutch games...

    Nevertheless, glad Donte Divencenzo shined tonight...!!!
     
  10. CrazyFinn

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    This kid is amazing. He can shoot the lights out, he's got great hops and athleticism, and can play solid defense, did anyone catch his two handed block on the black Michigan player?

    He shined at the biggest stage, and he's only a sophomore! He's the next big college superstar. I hope he comes back next year and dominates, and then should be a lottery pick. I think his game translates very well at the next level. As long as he's given a fair chance, he should have a solid pro career.
     
  11. celticdb15

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    Heck of a performance for DiVencenzo. Probably the most complete white Guard I've been fortunate enough to watch play! He can do it all,
     
  12. Shadowlight

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    Good times indeed. Worth noting the "team" ball that Coach Jay Wright practices is often beneficial for white players. It is a prettier brand of basketball and much more preferable than the all star one and done teams that have no sense of team play and togetherness. White players have trouble surviving in "playground" ball hog type of basketball because many of them were brought up to share the ball and compliment their teammates. What we have come to know as being unselfish. Donte D comes off the bench but he accepted his role like a man as opposed to the many whiny petulant babies we see on teams. And many times that team concept trumps the ragged look at me type of basketball.

    Case in point. There was a girls national high school "championship" game on Saturday. It featured an undefeated mainly white squad from Washington state, Central Valley against an inner city all black team Hamilton Heights from Ohio I think. Hamilton was rated number one and they played that jagged often one on one style whereas Central Valley played a crisper team game and that is what led them to victory. You know the deal screening, cutting and passing the ball. Fundamental stuff that John Wooden used to teach. They have twin sisters on the team who are headed to Stanford. One of them Lexi Hull was named MVP. Like Donte D she was sleek and impressive.

    Donte D was magnificent last night. In fact he has been excellent throughout the tournament. And he had a couple of athletic highlight reel plays. On the best one he blocked the shot of Charles Matthews the designated black athletic stud for Michigan. A great CASTE BUSTING moment.

    I have always liked color man Bill Raftery. He has never been shy about pointing out "white athleticism" and I like his light on his feet personality too. I find him congenial and humorous. He played second or third string to that prick Dick Vitale for many years so it is nice that the power brokers "promoted" Bill to the biggest games as Vitale is reduced to a studio hack.

    Jim Nance is a pro and so is studio analyst Clark Kellogg. Barkley gets on my nerves but at least he isn't full boar caste. Kenny Smith on the other hand is a dyed in the wool caste whore. Even last night he stumbled around and blurted out Michigan's guards were quicker.
    A complete and utter *******. And there are lot more out there just like him unfortunately.

    Predictably two other caste holes right up there with Smith couldn't cough it up either. The mangy Mike Greenberg who hosts a new show on ESPN and Mike Golic on his Golic and Wingo show. Not one word about the athletic display by Donte D other than he "isn't a pro" insinuation. Once a caste hole always a caste hole I guess.

    Jay Bilas who I do not like at least praised Donte D. and his athletic plays.

    So all in all a great night in the fight against the caste narrative!

    [Update. Sadly the media is jumping on some old Donte D tweets ( they were desperately looking for "flaws")--which may not be his not that it really matters since he was just a kid-- where the "N" word and "gay" slurs were used. When a white player succeeds out comes the caste creeping media to DESTROY. SICKENING. This is a non story whose sole aim is to crush a rising white star.]
     
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  13. Shadowlight

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    Everything is HALF ASS these days. First Sports Illustrated has moved from a weekly to once every two weeks. And in the old days they used to feature ONE COVER. Nothing watered down. But in the effort to make people feel good and not feel left out over the past few years they have sometimes featured two separate covers based on regional bias. Oh gee everybody gets an A type of thinking.

    So below is one of the covers this week. The other cover features Ogunbowie the ND basketball player who hit the game winning shot in the women's championship. I live on the East Coast so I figure I will get the Villanova/ Donte D cover but you never know.

    Why be such little piss ant pleasers? Pick one player/team/whatever for the cover SI and be done with it.

    http://6abc.com/sports/novas-divincenzo-scores-the-cover-of-sports-illustrated/3296568/
     
  14. BeyondFedUp

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    I share your sentiments, Shadowlight. Love the rant.

    You and all of us know that "inclusiveness" is the all that ends all on the Left. That is, unless it pertains to Whites, Christians, heterosexual males, and then it's simply justified inclusive "group hate" of all of us in those said groups...

    There's already one member on here that's past being agitated and is beyond fed up...lol, just as you are as well.:D
     
  15. Shadowlight

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    To follow up on the Donte D "hit piece" after some research I saw absolutely nothing offensive about the tweets. Beyond harmless whether they came from a very young Donte or someone else. He was quoting rap lyrics for crying out loud.

    Breitbart exposed the source, a sports reporter named Josh Peter from USA Today.

    ESPN and some other media outlets had decided to run with it but even some of the caste creeps at ESPN are a bit bewildered about the whole story and why it came out.

    For me it is simple. The Sports Editor at USA Today should have blocked this nonsense story. And Josh Peter should be fired on the spot for careless journalism. Now both of them should be fired.

    To think a grown man is rifling through the tweets of a young boy trying to find "flaws" is beyond merely creepy. It is taking a page out of the handbook of pedophiles. This Josh Peter is nothing but a worm of a man who has NO business commenting on kid's journals. This verges on child abuse or maybe it is child abuse.

    Hopefully the media comes to their senses and this fake story dies a quick death. I think it has finally dawned on at least some that what sports reporter Peter did was despicable. And he targeted Donte because he was white. You can put that in the book of eternity.
     
  16. Jack Lambert

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    Great posts, Shadowlight!! I enjoyed them. I especially agree with you on Jay Wright's system. Look at Arcidiacano before DiVincenzo. It just seems weird to me, that in the "old" Big East, Villanova under Wright only had a couple of white players for 10 or so years. Then in 2012 (the year before the "new" Big East is formed) Wright gets Arcidiacano, and all the sudden, he's recruiting white players to some level. In addition to the two above, he's got Tim Delaney, Dylan Painter, Gillespie, and now Cole Swider, all in the last few years. It's good to see a coach can change for the better sometimes.

    Another cool fact: DiVincenzo's 31 points were the most scored in a championship game since 1989, and the most ever scored by a player off the bench!

    Also, the hit piece on Divincenzo is despicable, and was totally out of left field. Even DWFs are confounded at this one. It just goes to show, there can never be a "good" white guy to root for. The guy was what? 14 years old? Give him a break; he was quoting rap lyrics, as shadow alluded to. This is easily a new low, even for these media types. DiVincenzo is a star now, and not even jealous dweebs like Peter can take that away from him.
     
  17. Thrashen

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    Even ultra anti-white vermin such as Shannon Sharpe and Stephen A. Smith are calling DiVincenzo’s performance in the National Title Game the best they’ve ever seen. His highlights...



    Millions of DWF’s saw that amazing two-handed block he had against a black Michigan player. Wow, what a player.
     
  18. white is right

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    Awesome performance and he never played competitive ball until his freshman year in high school. It goes to show you how many potential college players never play the sport or start too late.
     
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    WPWW!
     
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    Donte D on the cover of Sports Illustrated.........at least in my 'neck of the woods'......
     
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