The beating continued Friday night, with the VCU-FSU game playing exactly as wiseguys predicted it would: under. At least until overtime.
The tourney has been full of bad beats like that, from the Wofford Terriers' last-second, meaningless heave to cover as eight-point dogs vs. the BYU Cougars in the first round, to neither BYU nor the Florida Gators converting makeable shots in the final seconds of regulation in the Sweet 16. That would have ensured a BYU cover, which wiseguys expected. Just rough.
I tried out Paul Bessire of predictionmachine.com for the Saturday games. And I'm giving him a shot to look smart for Sunday, too. Here's what he has to say: