Oh my. Does this mean people outside of the DC/New Jersey corridor will actually know where my alma mater is?
“Wait, they won?” came the response from one friend after I sent a celebratory text message following the game.
That reply sums up the past eight years, when American has flirted with a bid three times only to poop out at the last second. Now that they’ve made it, I’m reminded of Boston after the Red Sox won the World Series; what’s left to complain about? Facing Memphis?
#1 SEED MEMPHIS #2 SEED TENNESSEE — here comes a team of juniors, minus their star forward, from a school that has never been to the NCAA tournament.
Who do I pick in my bracket? Holy cow, I have a chance to circle American in a NCAA bracket.