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Written by Pat on April 8th, 2008

So, Shae did it again. For the second year in a row she beat me and everyone else in our March Madness pool. I guess I’m happy that I don’t have to ship the trophy to anyone else but I was really hoping to avoid another year of gloating about what a awesome bracket-filler-outer she is.

Being the college basketball expert she is, Shae thought she should share her thoughts as she filled out her bracket. Here are a few of the highlights:

On why she had NC in the Final Four: “My aunt lives in North Carolina, so they have to go far.”

On picking Memphis to win it all (lucky for her she clinched when Kansas and Memphis won in the semi-finals): “Country music is from Memphis so they’ll win.”

Sienna: “It’s the name of a minivan and we have twins coming, but I don’t want a minivan so they only get one win.”

San Diego: C’mon, this one’s obvious.

UNLV: “I want to go to Vegas.”

I know that this is nothing new. The people who win these pools every year use reasons like this to make their picks, but it’s still frustrating to hear Shae give me her bracket advice as she gloats about her victory. I hate her so much right now. Of course, the fact that I have yet to finish in the top-5 despite filling out two brackets each of the last four years could have something to do with it. I might have to rethink my method of watching one game a year, reading a couple of articles, and picking winners based on how good the teams were five years ago when I actually followed college basketball. Oh well, congrats wifey.

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