Archive for: NCAA Tourney

An Alternative to Tournament Expansion

Sports fans and many of the people who cover sports for a living are funny.  This week I’ve heard pundits both amateur and professional acknowledge the fine run that has gotten Virginia Commonwealth to the Final Four of the NCAA basketball... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

Maybe it’s just another sign of getting old but I’m about “basketball’d out”. Between NCAA tournament games, WIAA state tournament games and yes, even the Milwaukee Bucks, I’ve just about had my fill of the... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: T-Minus 48 Tuesday

A Gemma Atkinson sort of morning. If you are actually headed to the first or second round of the tournament, here’s a list of 14 essential items for any cross country trip Well, at least she knows what she wants: NJ... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

All the people gripping over Wisconsin’s early exit from the Big(11)Ten basketball tournament should feel a little better this morning after seeing Minnesota beat Purdue and Illinois take Ohio State to the limit before losing in double... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Spring Ahead

A Tricia Helfner sort of morning The Golden Eagles beat Villanova yesterday afternoon to advance to the semi-finals of the Big East Tournament.  I actually remembered to turn the radio on at work to listen to the play-by-play... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Happy World Kidney Day

An Eiza Dushku sort of morning (although the whole dating Rick Fox thing is a bit disturbing). Nice breakdown here from Wisconsin Sports Tap on competition for Brewers roster spots Part One & Part Two of breaking... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Playing Nice

Ed. Note: I guess there’s not enough room in the Wisconsin sports blog milieu for two ‘mugs’ so rather than making an issue out of it, it’s easier to just concede here and switch our name up.  I actually like this... read more »

 

QUICK HIT: The Final Four

After all the wrangling about seeding and who got in and/or was left out of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, what we are left with is two #1 seeds, a #2 and a #3.  In fact, the “Elite 8″ included nothing lower than a... read more »

 

QUICK HIT: Barack Likes UNC

One of the things I like about our President is that he comes off as an “everyman”, whether it’s drinking a beer at a Wizards game or, as seen here, filling out his bracket. Tweet