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Reminding Us Why We Love Basketball

Reminding Us Why We Love Basketball

I will never forget this run. I don’t think a single person associated with the Michigan Wolverines will forget these past couple of months, starting with an emphatic win against the Spartans, continuing through a plane crash in the big ten tournament, and culminating with a trip to the Sweet 16. I am so unbelievably […]

MICHIGAN TAKES DOWN LOUISVILLE

MICHIGAN TAKES DOWN LOUISVILLE

The Wolverines rallied from a second half deficit to defeat the #2 seed in their bracket by four points with an emphatic block to end the game. Derrick Walton Jr. made a clutch bucket in the waning minutes up two, and young D.J. Wilson continued his solid free throw shooting with four out of four […]

Michigan Wins Big Ten Tournament

Michigan Wins Big Ten Tournament

No Coaching on Sunday?

I knew mailmen didn’t deliver on the Holy Day, but, apparently, neither do coaches! My usual clutch Michigan coach John Beilein allowed Maryland to build a tremendous early lead, leaving his team to the mercy of the TV timeout. In the end, we nearly won, and much like my Detroit Pistons, the amount of energy […]

Michigan Topples #3 Maryland in Ann Arbor

Without seniors Spike Albrecht and Caris LeVert, the Wolverines withheld the onslaught from the visiting third-ranked team in the country. Speaking of country, Barack Obama is one incredible human being. His State of the Union address may have been his finest ever, articulating every key issue with grace and humility, while providing clear-cut solutions. I […]

Bill Walton: Keeping the Faith

Just when we needed him most, Billy W swoops in for the reply on Twitter! @ElSportingSnarf I have tomorrow's morning games — Bill Walton (@BillWalton) November 25, 2015 That final game he would announce, UNLV-Indiana, was a sensational game filled with more anecdotes and Walton wisdoms. Here they are: “This is about to be the […]

More Greatness from Billy W.

How blessed are we? Bill Walton is announcing this whole fucking Maui tournament! (Or so it seems!) Here are some gems I took down during his broadcasting of Chaminade-UNLV: At 6-1, minutes into action: “Let’s just call the game and give it to Chaminade right now.” Other announcer: Really? “Throw it down one time big […]

The G of Bill Walton

Here’s a collection of what I was able to catch during the 2nd half of Bill Walton announcing the St. John’s-Vanderbilt game this afternoon: Bill is not a fan of the double-double: “The double-double is the most overrated in the history of stats.“ While talking about some swimming team staying near his hotel: “17 of […]

Michigan Debuts Successfully

Last season, to the unobserved, Michigan appeared to have an extremely poor season. However, it was due to the entire starting five turning pro from the national championship game, not to mention our few upperclassmen (Caris LeVert & Derrick Walton) getting hurt during the season. The AP poll respected our down the stretch effort, our […]

Wisconsin Upsets Undefeated Kentucky

They fucking did it. After losing to Kentucky in last year’s Final Four, it was a personal vendetta for Bo Ryan and the Badgers to beat John Calipari’s douchey Wildcats this time. Wisconsin used their size to outrebound the trees 34-22. The game was 60-56 UK with just over five minutes until the Big Ten […]

We Salute You, Spartans

Hell of a ride, Michigan State.

One Shining Spartans

Michigan State came back to dominate the second half and cut down the nets. Tom Izzo outcoached Rick Pitino, holding them to the lowest shooting half by any team in the entire tournament. Pitino looked Calipari-Like on the sideline, clearly flustered once we got back in it. There was no ball movement, just desperation. For […]

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