Joe D’s Notebook
Post season basketball is unlike figure skating or three meter diving. There are no style points, no one cares how you win, only if you win.
It’s finally here. Two years and five days after the UConn men’s last NCAA appearance, the Huskies are back in the tournament. Tonight, at the First Niagra Center in Buffalo, it’s UConn and St Joseph’s in second round East regional action.
UConn had sent the rather loud partisans out into the Mid-South night, disillusioned by their Memphis Tigers being blown out of the water by the Huskies.
Welcome back to the post season UConn fans. Isn’t it great?
It’s less than a day since the regular season finale for the UConn men’s basketball team and I am still hard pressed to describe what took place yesterday at the House of Horrors known as the KFC Yum!Center in Louisville.
For whatever reason, Senior Night for the UConn Men hasn’t had the same emotional tug as it has for the Women. The main reason is probably that most of the time, the best men’s players leave before they become seniors, an option not available to the women.
Lo and behold,it’s the final week of the regular season. Isn’t it great to be a UConn basketball fan and know that unlike last season, there is life beyond the final game. But first things first, a quick recap and some reflections.
THURSDAY, FEB 28 FROM TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT- For 27 minutes last night, it looked like the UConn Huskies were headed for their most disastrous loss of the season. They trailed South Florida, a team that […]
Greetings from Bradley International before we fly to Tampa thru Atlanta for tomorrow night’s game with USF. It’s hard to believe that we are into the final two weeks of the regular season but it’s not the final two weeks like last season.
MONDAY-2/17- Saturday afternoon at the XL Center was a day to remind you why you love college basketball. Two outstanding teams, two great young coaches, a roaring crowd. And for the second time this season, […]