My Obsession with March Madness

For many, March feels like a sleeper month, but for me, it is electrifying. March contains one of the funnest sporting events of the year, NCAA March Madness. This single elimination tournament has spurred so many different copycats, including the best copycat, Persephone’s own Middlemarch Madness. What is more fun than having an actual winner of something? Unlike the mess that is college football’s post season, college basketball’s tournament gives us an easy solution. 64 teams enter, 1 team leaves. It is the best, usually least bloody, Thunder Dome.  Read More My Obsession with March Madness

Balls, Horses, and Math: Summer Sports are a Whole New Ballgame

It’s over. No more bouncing balls, no more penetrations to the rim. College basketball and all its innuendos are nothing but dusty relics of an innocent time long since past. Well, until November. But if you come closer, I’ll reveal the winners of the bracket challenge and give y’all some things to look forward to this summer. Read More Balls, Horses, and Math: Summer Sports are a Whole New Ballgame

Ladyguide: How to Follow, Enjoy, and Talk About College Basketball.

Have you seen the IT Crowd episode where Moss and Roy use a computer gadget that feeds them lines about football AKA soccer in order to fit in with first the post guy and then some men at a pub? Like that app, this post will bring the knowledge to talk about college basketball’s “ludicrous displays.” Whether you just want a cheat sheet or you’re genuinely interested in getting into the game, this compendium of phrases and terms is for you. Read More Ladyguide: How to Follow, Enjoy, and Talk About College Basketball.