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    Default vegas....Gonzaga by 12

    ....it could happen

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    Default Proceeding on the assumption that this passes for a prediction thread...

    ...Zags punch Oral Roberts in their bicuspids (knocking down their tent meeting and requiring the immediate laying on of hands). Final score?

    Oral Surgery -- 63
    Mighty Gonzaga Knuckle-Sandwich -- 88


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    GU 3-1 ATS as a double digit favorite but the opponent appears to be a bit better than previous competition. Oral Bob has only been outrebounded once so far this season. Oral Bob appears to thrive as an underdog but hasn't fared so well ATS as a double digit favorite. Nonetheless, you can't like where this game lies on the schedule. Heavyweight bout just lost against MSU and a big game against AZ in Seattle on Sat. I doubt Few would display too much of what they may have to offer. I think GU also will have typical struggles from the charity stripe that may make this game closer than expected. Oral Bob keeps the throttle down but not enough in the end.

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    12 seems a touch low. I was thinking it'd be 14 or 15.
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    Oral Roberts employing all the help they can.







    The old story is that when the cranes were lowering the two hands in place it took several attempts to try to get the hands to touch. Try as they may, the crew was unable to get them closer than about 1'. The artist was beside himself and the crane operators and crews were very frustrated. Finally someone had the bright idea of strapping Oral himself into a safety harness and raising him to just above the top of the separated hands. After they carefully positioned Oral, he held out a $20 bill between the tips of the opposing fingers and the hands miraculously came together. The bill remained there for years until the ravages of weather finally removed any trace.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaliforniaZaggin' View Post
    12 seems a touch low. I was thinking it'd be 14 or 15.
    Sagarin Difference sits in between 7 and 8 (including Home Adv. differential). They played WVU hard earlier in the season and they have effectively incorporated a full court press in their scheme. I almost think this GU team would be more suited in the half court set as opposed to the run-out. I have faith in the backcourt but ball handling has been rather sloppy so far. Also Oral Bob is effective at drawing fouls. I see more of a backdoor cover by Oral Bob. GU could be up by 14 and Oral Bob gets some buckets during the final minute or so.
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    If Gonzaga was favored by infinite I'd still take the over.
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    fwiw, haven't missed a line yet this season w/ the Zags. while I stayed away from the WSU game, I've nailed every spread/points/game. I literally just received a call from my Brother, who isn't a GU fan, asking what he should do with tonight's game vs ORU. I told him to bet past the spread, b/c I believe the Zags will win by 15+ pts tonight. I most likely won't take points vs 'Zona, yet I will put some serious $ down on a Gonzaga victory -- I think vegas goes against us on this one too.

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    I think we cover tonight - Zags by 15; I don't think with the schedule as it is that we'll see the mid-Dec meltdowns of the past couple of years.

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    Default loved the story

    Quote Originally Posted by Birddog;709445 [IMG
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    Oral Roberts employing all the help they can. The old story is that when the cranes were lowering the two hands in place it took several attempts to try to get the hands to touch. Try as they may, the crew was unable to get them closer than about 1'. The artist was beside himself and the crane operators and crews were very frustrated. Finally someone had the bright idea of strapping Oral himself into a safety harness and raising him to just above the top of the separated hands. After they carefully positioned Oral, he held out a $20 bill between the tips of the opposing fingers and the hands miraculously came together. The bill remained there for years until the ravages of weather finally removed any trace.
    thanks. I doubt, however, Oral left that $20 after the tips touched. Maybe a corner of that bill stuck, but the rest, well, it went straight back into his pocket.
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    Default Knock it off

    Come on guys, we don't need to make fun of their religion. That is beneath us. Let us show a little class.

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    I agree. The wise guy comments about the religious affiliation are really obnoxious. Don't belong here or anywhere. That will go especially for BYU. Just because some here feel comfortable about poking fun at Jebbies and other RC orders doesn't mean it's ok to do that unto others.

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    I make fun of all religions...some are more fun than others... but they all have really crazy myths ....I think the mormons believe that jesus visited Missouri and that paradise is there....I have been to Missouri...hard to believe...

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    Quote Originally Posted by raise the zag View Post
    fwiw, haven't missed a line yet this season w/ the Zags. . . I told him to bet past the spread, b/c I believe the Zags will win by 15+ pts tonight. . .
    whoops


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    Quote Originally Posted by Zag 77 View Post
    Come on guys, we don't need to make fun of their religion. That is beneath us. Let us show a little class.
    Nobody's making fun of their religion; the founder of the school, however, is fair game as a public figure who claimed he had a visit from a 900 foot tall avatar of Christ, and who pleaded for funds in January 1987 by announcing to a television audience that unless he raised $8 million by that March, God would call him to heaven. . .and more.


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    Their coach's suit could have been a hand me down from a televangelist.

    Edit: Haircut too.

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    Default They were fun to watch

    Quote Originally Posted by RenoZag View Post
    whoops
    Pretty good team, a few calls and they win the game...

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