Tailgate Talk: Share Your Top Basketball Teams and Win

February 11, 2012 04:00 AM
Tailgate Talk: Share Your Top Basketball Teams and Win


Enter to win tickets to the big game in the 'Road to No. 1' contest

It’s college hoops season! Who do you think will make it to the championship game? Now is the time to gather around the big screen and cheer on your favorite team as they make their way down the "Road to No. 1."

AgWeb is partnering with Valor Herbicide to get in on the basketball fun with our "Road to No. 1" contest. Here’s how it works.

Each week, we’ll compile our own unique list of top 25 teams based on college basketball rankings from across the country. Think we got it wrong? Tell us who you think should make it to the big game. Submit your top 10 basketball teams and enter to win two tickets to the championship game in New Orleans. The contest ends March 15.

We’ll make sure to post your reader rankings each week along with our top 25 teams.

Not enough basketball for you? Hop on our discussion boards and talk college hoops with other AgWeb readers.

Learn more and enter to win now!


Stat Rack

2011’s weather is still making news:

  • 23rd warmest year on record for the lower 48 states; it was also the 45th driest in the 117-year period of record.
  • 53.8°F  The nation’s annual average temperature, only 1° above the long-term mean. The last time the U.S. experienced an annual average temperature below the 20th-century mean was 1996.
  • 28.78"  Average precipitation (99% of normal), the driest year since 2002.
  • Texas  endured its driest year on record, supplanting 1917, and its second hottest year, behind 1921.
  • 46%  of the nation had abnormally wet or dry conditions during March, April and May—the largest area in the 102-year period of record.
  • 16%  of the contiguous U.S. experienced above-average to heavy one-day precipi-tation events in spring, a record high. The 102-year average is 9%.


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