Posted March 14, 2012 on AP on Fox
South Dakota State coach Scott Nagy isn't thrilled with the one TV analyst bold enough to pick his Jackrabbits to upset Baylor in their inaugural NCAA tournament appearance. Sure, there's plenty of room on the Jackrabbits' bandwagon, but Nagy cringed when Seth Davis proclaimed on the CBS Selection show that the 14th-seeded Jackrabbits were his choice to pull off a big upset when they meet the third-seeded Bears Thursday at the Pit. ''Well, Seth didn't help us there,'' Nagy said. ''It was nice of him to say, but that doesn't help us, and Baylor doesn't need any extra incentive to stick it to us.'' Sure, Davis was stirring up the pot a little, but he had sound reasons: the Jackrabbits (27-7) have of the nation's most unheralded point guards in Nate Wolters, who led them to a rout of Washington in December, and an envious three-point shooting percentage (39.3) while the aggressive, athletic Bears (27-7) have shown a soft un...

Is Scott Drew merely misunderstood?

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