Mailbag: The past success of Giant Killers 

March, 17, 2011
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Kenneth FariedDoug Pensinger/Getty ImagesKenneth Faried & Co. gambled from deep against the Cards.
As full slates of NCAA tournament games finally get under way, we thought this would be a good time to put together some last-minute Giant Killer ideas and respond to questions from you, our loyal readers. On a few occasions, we've engaged in the debates raging over Giant Killers in the comments to our posts, drawing this classic response from Tom Butters of Toronto: "Hi Peter, thanks for the explanation. The column is still lame ... But thanks for explaining why." Now it's time to address your queries in more detail.