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Polls and Polls; My Lousy Picks

New poll on your right; and we're #21 in the Any Given Saturday and #20 in the Sports Network polls. This could be a very good thing should Lehigh run the table the rest of the way. You know that some of the teams above them in the polls will fall when all is said and done. Lehigh should have an opportunity, no matter what happens with Holy Cross, to be able to qualify for the playoffs, as long as they win games.

I think we re going to see what Lehigh is made of next Saturday. I think we're going to see a mad, dangerous team that will be playing at their best. I think when the Mountain Hawks play at their best, they can beat anyone in the country. The only question is, will they play their best for 6 more games this season? The Yale game will be the answer to that question.

My Lousy Picks
4-2 Patriot, combined with a horrible 8-12 in the rest of the Top 25, equals a 12-14 record. Incredibly lousy. Good thing I don't do this for a living (contrary what you might believe).

Really Right: UMass 27, N'Eastern 0. One of my few bright spots was predicting a UMass shutout. Sure, mine was 16-0, but I'll take it however I can this week.
Should Have Been Right: Western Kentucky 37, Illinois St. 34. The Redbirds couldn't hold the Hilltoppers for 50 freakin' seconds, then they lose it in OT? I knew it would be close - I had ISU 21, WKU 17 - but I thought Illinois St. could get it done when it counted. Obviously not.
Was I Ever Wrong!: Hampton 52, Gardner-Webb 21. You could have picked any number of my picks for this dubious honor this week, but my big mistake was thinking any Big South team had any business being in the same league as Hampton. This blowout was never close. Note to self: Hampton is nationally-ranked for a reason.


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