Your NCAA Tournament Round Two In Quotes

Monday, March 24, 2008


Here is the AA Official Round Two in quotes. Just an amazing list of quotes below compiled by myself and the commenters. I'll be back in a little bit with our first announcing grades of the Tournament.
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"Ruoff, you are sitting on the bench right now because that's how far you were from the basket when you hit that free throw!" - Bob Wenzel

"Happy Bunny Rabbit Day to you, too."- Tim Brando (Via RJBO)

"They (Duke) need some intestinal fortitude right now" - Bob Wenzel (Via Anon)

"You may have to towel him off. He's been scorching the nets."- Tim Brando

"If you're in the lead, you can wait until later. If you're behind, you have to come sooner." - Bob Wenzel (Via S2N, That's what she said!)

"Up and in, Thoroughman!" - Craig Bolerjack
"He's gonna get votes for Governor!" - Bob Wenzel

"The Madness brought gladness to this CBS Broadcast Team in Tampa."- Tim Brando

"Bob Huggins, coaching in his hometown of West Virginia..." - Bob Wenzel (I think West Virginia is a state actually)

"Is Tennessee is in trouble today against Baylor?"- Greg Gumbel

"You want to play at a fast pace, but you don't want to hurry." - Dan Bonner
"You sound like John Wooden." - Kevin Harlan
"I wish I did." - Dan Bonner (via spartandan)

"At the line is Travon Hughes, a sophomore from The Queens, New York" - Kevin Harlan (via Anon)

"Efficiency is the name of the Boilermakers!" - Bob Wenzel (via spartandan)

"Virginia, Xavier that matchup...assume whoever that is."- Clark Kellogg

"Winner of this game (Purdue-Xavier) takes on the Duke Blue...oops, Duke wishes it was taking on the winner of the game." - Greg Gumbel

"Beep beep, he's gone" -Bob Wenzel
"Beep Beep! The Road Runner!" - Craig Bolerjack

"The second half is where [the game] is gonna be won or lost" - Bob Wenzel (Via Anon)

"You can see this whole backside emptied out."- Mike Gminski

"Hummel was one of five players to make the All Big Ten First Team."- Bob Wenzel (You think??? Via Anon)

"10 Turnovers now for Kansas State. The Badgers have a feel for the heat ... with Mondays #1 drama as it returns with an all new episode. CSI: Miami. Monday at 10/9c. Only on CBS." - Kevin Harlan (Via The Unreliable Narrator)

"He makes this, and it's a 2 possession game."- Bob Wenzel (with a Purdue player shooting a FT, down by 5- Via Anon)

"We've got a Britney Spears update here!"- Tim Brando

"You're just like a father figure to me Ian."- Jim Spanarkel

"Maybe Barro's taking the same kind of cold medicine I am. I could lift my car, I've got so much stuff in me."- Dick Enberg (Via RJBO)

"8 rebounds for him and only 6 assists away from a triple double."- Mike Gminski on Scottie Reynolds

"The game becomes very easy when the ball goes through the basket and almost impossible when it does not" -Dan Bonner (Via Morgan Wick)

"Yep, Johnson from behind" - Jim Spanarkel (Via Anon)

"Villanova's been through the Class of Hard Knocks in the Big East."- Tim Brando (Via RJBO)

"MICHAEL JORDAN DUNK!!!"- Gus Johnson (Via KG Master)

"It's one thing to deny, it's another thing to undress"- Mike Gminski (Via Anon)

"Howard is one of those guys that just likes to bang you on the inside."- Bill Raftery

"McClinton with the range! Was that from Little Rock or North Little Rock?"- Ian Eagle

"Last year he went for 30 against The Maryland."- Billy Packer

"And the win Friday against Gonzaga was the first of his program as the coach..................over a ranked team."- Jim Nantz

"When you lay off the cheeseburgers, good things happen."- Bill Raftery (Via Bryne)

"Campbell waiting, salivating!"- Bill Raftery (Via Bryne)

"Get the body on the guy."- Verne Lundquist

"Gyno Pomare with the offensive put back." - Tim Brando (Via SS Reporters)

"A little bunny hop on Easter Sunday." - Tim Brando (Via SS Reporters)

"Well, you might say Campbell is M'm! M'm! Good"- Bill Raftery (Via Morgan Wick)

"It's a Texas THREE party here in Little Rock." - Ian Eagle (Via JR)

"He knew he had to take a shot and not just a regular shot, a body shot."- Jim Spanarkel

"Varnardo. Oh the length!"- Ian Eagle (Via Mal)

"The last hope for the SEC on the floor right now."- Jim Nantz, Never mind that Tennessee has won, or that Mississippi State is playing right now as well. (Via Anon)

And my personal favorites of the weekend from Raft and Verne......

"Feel free to exhale!"- Bill Raftery
"It doesn't work if you just keep breathing in"- Verne Lundquist
(Via Ryan and Anon)

"Speaking of Beckham, a lot of spice in that huddle!"- Bill Raftery describing Louisville's timeout huddle after Lundquist had read the 60 Minutes-David Beckham promo (Via Daniel)

Posted by Awful Announcing- at 9:41 AM

8 Comments:

Tim Brando has the dumbest fucking puns of all time. I assume that he is done now???

GMoney said...
Mar 24, 2008, 10:21:00 AM  

Hilarious! This made my day, thanks. I love Rafferty's cheeseburger line.

Anonymous said...
Mar 24, 2008, 12:38:00 PM  

Brando should be drawn and quartered. He's hideous.

Bruce said...
Mar 24, 2008, 1:31:00 PM  

Brando's "This ain't Carmen San Diego!" line in the San Diego/UCONN game made blood vessels in my head spontaneously explode. Horrible.

JJ said...
Mar 24, 2008, 1:40:00 PM  

Don't laugh too hard. Look at this snipet from the Big East's website

When the BIG EAST membership grew to 16 teams in 2005-06, the all-league teams were expanded. Eleven players are named to the All-BIG EAST First Team with one of those players earning BIG EAST Player of the Year honors. The conference will announce the Player of the Year and its other individual awards at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City, March 11, at 6 p.m. EST.

Anonymous said...
Mar 24, 2008, 2:22:00 PM  

Ha I knew about the Big Ten, but Wenzel was talking about the Big East. Pretty sure they go with the standard five.

Mar 24, 2008, 2:38:00 PM  

"VINCE GILL IS HAPPY!" -Bob Wenzel during Duke-Belmont game.

Anonymous said...
Mar 25, 2008, 3:07:00 PM  

Raff is the best. I want that guy to follow me around and do color for my life. He is the anti-Packer, and I would love to see a steel cage death match between the two. Gus Johnson would have to do play-by-play.

And as if it weren't bad enough that Bryant Gumble did everything he could to ruin NFL Network football games, now we have to deal with his idiot twin dumbing us down in college hoops.

Predictions Guy said...
Mar 26, 2008, 2:28:00 AM  

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