This weekend, the Wisconsin Badgers will play the role of a talented "underdog" in trying to end the perfect season of the No. 1 team in the country. This was the same scenario that played out in 1976, only it was Marquette trying to knock off an unbeaten Indiana squad in the Elite Eight. Can the Badgers do what the Warriors couldn't?
Marquette has always had a pretty good basketball program but there is something about the whole thing that doesn't inspire love. As a matter of fact, in some quarters, it's very easy to hate the Golden Eagles.
The current Marquette basketball season has not been one of utter failure, but rather of mere disappointment. There is something, however, Marquette fans can look forward to this March: "Untucked," a short documentary about the 1977 Marquette team and their stylish jerseys. And unless some sort of time paradox breaks out, this trip to the tournament is guaranteed to come with a happy ending.
Wednesday July 2nd, 2014 – Island Lake, IL That Mother Nature can sure be one icy hearted cruel bitch when she wants to. I have been in a one way love affair with the game of basketball ever since I was old enough to know what it was, but she personally saw to it a marriage ...