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Toss a dart at the NCAA hoops board and see which balloon pops. I think that’s how I will pick my champion this year. I might as well. This baby is as up for grabs as any that I can recall in history – and I think I said the same thing last year. Of course, there is much hardwood to be pounded before the tournament, and the bracket is very much about the match-ups come March, but it is certain that this year’s field will produce many moments of madness.
Missouri is the latest contender to stumble, last night at the hands of the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The ‘Boys are generally a forgettable Big 12 team, basically a .500 player – beating the scrubs, falling to the ranked – but they possess a high flyin’ freak by the name of Markel Brown that makes them anything but unmemorable.
Brown had a monster throw down last night (that ultimately led to him being thrown out), and I was pleased to see this morning that YouTube did not let me down:
But I was even more thrilled that the YouTube community has been chronicling this dude’s acrobatic, above-the-rim antics since he was in high school. I love this guy: