Some NCAA "Big 10" NEWS for you -
InDIANApolis, IN (Sports Network) - Reserves Chris Allen and Marquise Gray stepped up with 17 and 11 points, respectively, to lead No. 7 Michigan State past the Minnesota Golden Gophers, 64-56, in quarterfinal play of the Big Ten Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse.
read the rest at TSN - Spartans through to Big Ten semis after defeating Gophers
Minnesota to play Texas in 1st round
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota was given a 10th seed in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday and will face seventh-seeded Texas in Greensboro, N.C. on Thursday.
10th seated MINnesota GOLDen Gophers (go fer - go light)
the gophers have the big "M" logo.
to play 7th seated TeXas (TX = Tau Cross)
10 + 7 = 1 7
The game will be on
Thursday 3.19.2009 at 6:10 pm CDT
The following is SYMBOLIC analysis of game time:
(18:10 = 18+1 = 19 = 19:00 = 7 (pm) and 6 +1 = 7, both resulting in just one 7)
in GREENsboro, NC
Gopher coach Tubby Smith said you "feel the energy like an explosion."
as I've pointed out the meaning of SMITH before
is symbolically "Tubal Smith" or "Tubal CAIN".
In other Synch news...
The CDC wants to find and test 17 Northwest Airlines passengers on Flight #51 from Frankfurt, Germany to Detroit, Mich. The flight was last Tuesday (Flight 51)
1 Passenger on that flight has been positively identified for TB.
WCCO News story
Shuttle Discovery blasted off 3.15.2009 at 19:50 hrs from Cape Canaveral.
** Actually it was at 19:43 ET, 1+9+4+3 = 17 although 19:50 is listed on clip at WCCO.
thanks to Andre from The Alien Project for the tip.
Some 19.5 background from Richard C. Hoagland