March Madness has finally arrived…and no thanks to the worst Selection Show in the history of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Who would have thought that the entire bracket would get leaked during a TWO HOUR Selection Show (ME…I totally called this)…well, apparently not the people at CBS (idiots). While most people were already throwing things at their television sets or across their living rooms…as Charles Barkley fumbled his way through his picks on the touch screen…someone “in the know” decided enough was enough…and leaked the entire bracket out before CBS was even halfway through unveiling it on live television. To that person, I say…THANK YOU! They should be promoted!
While the next three weeks are guaranteed to be absolute madness (especially with this year’s parity)…let’s look back at last year’s NCAA Tournament. A run for the Wisconsin Badgers, that was truly one for the ages…especially with all the pressure from the previous season’s Final Four trip. So, sit back and reminisce…on a tournament run that feels like it was WAY MORE than just one year ago. The following clips are guaranteed to give you goosebumps! Enjoy!
Second Round – (1) Wisconsin 86, (16) Coastal Carolina 72.
3rd Round – (1) Wisconsin 72, (8) Oregon 65.
Sweet Sixteen – (1) Wisconsin 79, (4) North Carolina 72.
Elite Eight – (1) Wisconsin 85, (2) Arizona 78.
Final Four – (1) Wisconsin 71, (1) Kentucky 64.
National Championship – (1) Duke 68, (1) Wisconsin 63. I was actually at this game…and I wake up almost every single day thinking about being up 9 points in the second half. I’m not sure Wisconsin will ever be in that position again during my lifetime…but if they are, you can guarantee I’ll be there to watch.
And don’t think I’ve forgotten about these two calls…#DuckFuke
And March Madness is never complete without “One Shining Moment.”
To the 2014-15 Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team…thanks again for that incredible run! On Wisconsin!