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Sunday, March 26, 2006
Max Heartbreak Theory Says George Mason Will Win
Philadelphia bids for championships are supposed to end with afflicting "oh so close" agony. So the fates decree. See last year's Super Bowl, the '04 Flyers, St. Joe's two years ago, Smarty Jones, '01 Sixers, '93 Phils. Last year's Villanova team fell 1 point short to North Carolina, the team that won it all. But last night's elimination by Florida was hardly close at all. Nevertheless, the loss was a killer because all the other No. 1 seeds were gone. If fate wants to be truly cruel, Cinderella team George Mason will win, emphasizing the road was incredibly clear.