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Sneaker News March Madness Non-OG Air Jordan Tournament – Play-In Round

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SN march madness bracket 2012 play in Sneaker News March Madness Non OG Air Jordan Tournament   Play In Round

March is here and that means it’s time for our annual Sneaker News March Madness tournament where we pit some of the all-time sneaker greats against each other on the road to one shoe’s eventual championship supremacy. Last year, we let the most beloved original Air Jordan colorways battle it out, with the Air Jordan XI ‘Concord’ emerging as your choice for G.O.A.T. This year, we’re taking the next logical step and will have the very best in non-OG Air Jordan colorways facing off to see which is the king of them all. While we all love the OG’s, there’s no denying that there have been some serious neck-breakers to stray from the traditional Air Jordan color schemes over the years, so on diversity alone, things should get pretty interesting once this year’s action gets underway.

With college teams fighting through their conferences this week with their NCAA tournament lives on the line, we thought we’d further amp things up for our tourney this year by adding a play-in round to let our readers determine the final additions to the bracket field. We have 24 selections already locked in place, but as you can imagine, there are a lot of worthy competitors, so you will decide from 24 additional selections which 8 will survive to claim a place in the big dance. The bubble selections are divided into four groups with the top two vote-getters in each grouping moving on to the tournament. You will get two votes per group, so make them count. As you can see from the choices below, there’s some pretty stiff competition right out of the gate, so you can only imagine what’s waiting for these contenders in the main event. Voting for the play-in round will remain open until 5pm EST on Sunday with the winners to be announced later that night. Check out the 2012 bubble kicks after the jump and voice your opinion by casting votes for your favorites.

Instructions: Select TWO Air Jordan Retros from each Group to move on to the Round of 32.

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PLAY-IN ROUND – GROUP 1

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PLAY-IN ROUND – GROUP 2

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PLAY-IN ROUND – GROUP 3

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PLAY-IN ROUND – GROUP 4

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98 comments
DOPEITSTAJ
DOPEITSTAJ

oreo 4s and french blue 9s better be in this tourney

jaysovereverything23
jaysovereverything23

I wish this was a shoe give-away instead. and these would be the shoes they were giving away. This would be more interesting.

Fly Monster
Fly Monster

But really they need to RErelease the Icy Blue 10's

mdotpdot
mdotpdot

WHERE ARE THE WHITE AND MIDNIGHT NAVY VIs??????!!!!!!

Chris Williams
Chris Williams

EM 4s ICE BLUE 10s RAY ALLEN PE DB 4s TOKYO 5s BIN 13s COOL GREY 4s Q-RICH PE

@mrjordan313
@mrjordan313

Group 3 is absolutely bonkers. if this is just the play in round, how in the hell am i gonna pick a winner. I was seriously making life decisions already.

Bryansb23
Bryansb23

I'm still wondering why the raging bull 5's aren't on here.

KTDAJWALKA
KTDAJWALKA

Encore 4 - Wheat 13 Burgundy - DB 4s DB6(SICK) - Thunder Beijing 6 - CG4s my lineup.... yea i agree ray allen and wheat 13s... COLD, so are all of these 4s Encores caught my eye and i didnt think twice about voting

@Koach_CartER
@Koach_CartER

final 4 being called now laney 5s, udftd 4s, cool grey 11s, and old love 1s

DRHughes
DRHughes

This is hard, they are all dope! But you gotta get the 13's and 4's.

C Breeze
C Breeze

this tournament bracket>NCAA tournament bracket

MikeG407
MikeG407

group 1 eminem 4s motorsports 6s group 2 ray allen PE doernbecher 4 group 3 tokyo 5s doernbecher 6 group 4 cool grey 4s Beijing 6 lotta heat up there though hard choices to make....can't wait for results!!!

Mike G
Mike G

Em 4s, Tokyo 5s, Ray Allen 13s wh/grn and Beijing 6s what I voted for. Every shoe up there is ill though

shortymac
shortymac

did anyone notice they said those 12's were french blues... those are the flint greys!

Quintijn
Quintijn

Eminem x Air Jordan IV 'Encore' - Air Jordan X 'Ice Blue' Air Jordan V 'Burgundy' - Air Jordan XIII 'Ray Allen' Air Jordan XIII Premio - Air Jordan V 'Tokyo 23' Air Jordan VIII 'Quentin Richardson' - Air Jordan VII 'Chambray'

doo whop
doo whop

IMO, group 3 was the most difficult. Not that anyone actually cares, but here's my personal choices: Group 1: Encore 4 + Ice Blue 10 Group 2: DB 4 + Burgundy 5 Group 3: DB6 + Tokyo 5 Group 4: Chambray 7 + Beijing 6

ryan
ryan

Group 3 was crazy hard had me thinking for awhile.

Daniel M
Daniel M

If the eminem encore 4's don't win i'm gonna be mad as hell. Those are my fav jays of all time.

turtlee
turtlee

ice blue 10s flip 3s french blue 7s coo grey 4s

futureoftheretro
futureoftheretro

My votes: Encore 4s & Motorsports 6s French Blue 12s & Ray Allen 13s Thunder 4s & Db 6s Q Rich 8s & Cool Grey 4s Cool contest SN. These are always fun.

Air6jordan
Air6jordan

Those bangin blue swede 4's + wheat Db 4 + ray Allen pe Thunder 4 + primo 13 Db 2 + olympic 6 IMO!!!!!! ....which is the right opinion

@gx5
@gx5

Wheat 13 + Olive 5 Ray Allen 13 + Dave White 1 Thunder 4 + Tokyo 5 Cool grey 4 + Chartreuse 14

newlotsavekid
newlotsavekid

Really a lotta hypebeasts on here eminem 4s are just aiiiight if they werent so limited people wouldnt care about them lets be realistic

mike
mike

ice blue 10's eminem 4's ray allen 13's french blue 12's db 6's premio 13's cg 4's grey 14's

Charles
Charles

Eminem 4 and olive 5. Burgundy 5s and ray Allen PE 13. Thunder 4 and Tokyo 5. Cool grey 4 and Olympic 6.

2LIVESHOES
2LIVESHOES

I ALREADY KNOW WAT SOME HYPEBEAST GOIN TO PICK SMH

popeyedamc
popeyedamc

wow I have over 50 pair of Jordans, and only one of them on here, lol "FLIPS". But i know there is more to come.

Tony Ola
Tony Ola

Group one was solid all the way through.

RyTheShoeGuy
RyTheShoeGuy

Hope I'm not the only one who only voted for 1 shoe per group....opps.

cha
cha

ALL HOT. damn

Ganggreen
Ganggreen

I guess half of you dont understand that this is just the play in round. The winner of these brackets will go on to the round of 32. So the 8 winners will be placed into the brackets along with 24 other non-og jordans.

TRS
TRS

Chambray VII's are so under-rated...still will get crushed by Thunders, French Blue XII's, and Eminem IV's...but just sayin'

djk
djk

i'd say my top two outta all of these is the Eminem 4's and the burgundy 5's

dj zero 112
dj zero 112

Group 1 icy blue 10, group 2 burgundy 5, group 3 icy 7, group 4 olympic 6

coolpoppajuan
coolpoppajuan

People vote what you like, the hypebeast can eff up voting too smh.

trilla
trilla

DB 3's are underrated. doper than the majority of the kicks in the tournament

SoloDolo
SoloDolo

French blue 12s, ice blue 10s, eminem 4s & ray allen 13s= final 4

Jordan
Jordan

Those Em joints will take it lets be honest.

BUJU BANTON
BUJU BANTON

All about the 5's this year, Olives, the "Maroon 5's", Tokyo 5's , ray allen 12's then the lightning 4's!!!! That's just my opinion....

John K.
John K.

It's gonna be insane. Stay tuned!

ravg
ravg

I actually realy like em, would cop if they wer gr, those olive 5s are disgusting and ppl only like them cuz they limmited

Air6jordan
Air6jordan

You trying to say that those banging blue swede fours are only getting love because they're limited is a tarnished spot on your record and why I now know "newlotsavekid" has no idea what the hell he is talking about.

Mike G
Mike G

nope I did the same thing

Air6jordan
Air6jordan

Db 3's are so not underrated its not even funny. I would know, I have the db's. The offers I get in those would make y'all trip . I really started sweatin my 4's but at the end of the day I gotta go 3's. Db 1s are the most comfortable. Nig I'm on it, I got what you need

Omar
Omar

Where do you see these Ray Allen 12s?

trilla
trilla

i got 2 ds pairs. as got the 6's as well. im workin on getting the 2's



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