Men's Hoops Weighs In On Super Bowl XLIII

Jan. 30, 2009

STANFORD, Calif.- With the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals set to clash in Super Bowl XLIII later this weekend, members of the Stanford men's basketball team took a break from the hardwood to offer their valuable insight on the gridiron.

Here's what they told www.gostanford.com:

Elliott Bullock, freshman forward/center

  • Who will take home the hardware: Pittsburgh 27, Arizona 13
  • Book it- this will happen: Troy Polamalu will get at least one pick.

    Da'Veed Dildy, sophomore guard

  • Who will take home the hardware: Pittsburgh 13, Arizona 10
  • Book it- this will happen: Kurt Warner will have a tough time against the Pittsburgh defense. He might throw two picks.

    Landry Fields, junior guard/forward

  • Who will take home the hardware: Pittsburgh 24, Arizona 13
  • Book it- this will happen: Troy Polamalu will get one interception and Hines Ward will have at least one touchdown.

    Anthony Goods, senior guard

  • Who will take home the hardware: Pittsburgh 28, Arizona 14
  • Book it- this will happen: Ben Roethlisberger will be named the Super Bowl MVP.

    Lawrence Hill, senior forward

  • Who will take home the hardware: Pittsburgh 24, Arizona 17
  • Book it- this will happen: Pittsburgh will limit Arizona to less than 20 yards rushing.

    Emmanuel Igbinosa, junior guard

  • Who will take home the hardware: Pittsburgh 31, Arizona 22
  • Book it- this will happen: Look for a good commercial from www.godaddy.com

    Mitch Johnson, senior guard

  • Who will take home the hardware: Pittsburgh 27, Arizona 17
  • Book it- this will happen: Troy Polamalu gets a pick and takes it to the house.

    Josh Owens, sophomore forward/center

  • Who will take home the hardware: Arizona 28, Pittsburgh 17
  • Book it- this will happen: Larry Fitzgerald will have his way with the Pittsburgh secondary.

    Drew Shiller, junior guard

  • Who will take home the hardware: Arizona 23, Pittsburgh 21
  • Book it- this will happen: Edgerrin James will score at least one touchdown.

    Jack Trotter, freshman forward

  • Who will take home the hardware: Pittsburgh 17, Arizona 13
  • Book it- this will happen: Ben Roethlisberger will throw for at least 250 yards.
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