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Frosted Flakes: March Madness is Almost Over

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Who are you cheering on?

NCAA Basketball: Final Four-Villanova vs Kansas Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

Fortunately for everyone here I have to make Flakes a little short today. I have the articles below but not much for any other content and my Monday morning is already going at full speed.

Tonight we have the NCAA Tournament final game between Villanova and Michigan. ‘Nova is probably playing as well as any team I have seen in some time and the Wolverines have had an amazing late season push. It should be a good game but I see the Wildcats coming out with the win in the end.

Well, me and my bracket see it that way. I’m so glad I didn’t go with Virginia or Arizona.

This is also the time of year I switch over to hockey. I use to follow it from start to finish but as time has gone on I can only focus so much time and college basketball has take over the top spot in my life.

With that said we are in the final week of the regular season and my beloved Detroit Red Wings are going to miss out on the playoffs for yet another year. I use to be where I had at least a month or so of hockey before it was over. Not anymore, the franchise has hit on hard times but I will go into that another day.

Anyway, on to flakes...


Nebraska football: What we learned from Huskers' first full week of spring practice
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska football's first full week of spring practices is complete. The Cornhuskers backloaded all but one of their spring workouts to come after spring break, allowing Scott Frost and his staff four uninterrupted weeks of practice and installation before the spring game on April 21. With the Huskers

Nebraska track and field competes at four meets across the country | Teams |
Nick Percy took third in the men’s discus at the Texas Relays on Friday as Nebraska athletes competed at four meets across the country.

Nebraska softball can't hold five-run lead, loses series to Northwestern | Teams |
Nebraska lost its second straight game after building a big early lead Sunday in a 9-5 softball setback to Northwestern.

Baseball: Ohio State survives slugfest with Nebraska to claim Big Ten series with 15-14 win | The Lantern

It’s still not going well for the Husker baseball team.

Other Sports

Michigan basketball made the national title without 5-star talent by ‘chopping wood’ -
The motto for Michigan’s surprise run to the national championship game came from some summertime reading.

Michigan vs. Villanova odds: 2018 NCAA Championship Game picks from model that's 13-2 -
Our advanced computer model simulated Sunday's Michigan vs. Villanova game 10,000 times

Mississippi State vs. Notre Dame 2018 results: Epic comeback gives Irish the women's NCAA title -
This is it! We have live coverage of the women’s NCAA title game right here!

More Noise and Other Disturbances

Friday Night Lights’ Jason Katims on “Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose” - Vox
"We had to be judicious. You had to find those moments that were big and not use it in every episode."

Scientists think they found a new human organ—a fluid-filled “shock absorber” | Ars Technica
Find needs to be confirmed, but it stands to raise a lot of basic biology questions.

Why Did The Supreme Court Hear A Second Gerrymandering Case? | FiveThirtyEight
The court heard another gerrymandering case, out of Maryland, on Wednesday, after already hearing one from Wisconsin in October.