Monday, March 19, 2007

Sunday hoops fun...

Decided to go to Chicago on Sunday for Round Two of the NCAA tournament. My brother really wanted to go, so we went. It was even more fun than the first day. Not so great for Wisconsin fans, but fun nontheless.

The Badgers played a pretty sucky game again and it cost them a trip to the Sweet 16. They did mount a run in the second half and held the lead for a while, but ultimately they were outplayed by UNLV.

That's the common analysis anyway. I know it all came down to cheerleaders. UNLV simply had cuter cheerleaders. Oh sure, Wisconsin had some cute cheerleaders and they were a lot more athletic than UNLV's, but it clearly wasn't enough.

We could have tipped the scales back with our fans, but there simply weren't enough cute Wisconsin butts to turn the tide.

Some might scoff at such analysis, but they should maybe check out the results of the other game on Sunday before they start making their loud scoffage. Believe me, I know what I'm talking about. I'm an expert on cute girls and I used to be a sports editor.

The Kansas - Kentucky game was much more exciting. Kansas ran away with it, but it was exciting.

Met some cool people in the stands. They JayHawk fans were pretty nuts. There were a ton of them too. I would have hated being in Kansas this last weekend though. All the cute Kansas girls were in Chicago. It was almost enough to fool a guy into thinking that Kansas would be an awesome place to live. I - however - am not just any guy. I've been to Kansas before and I remember it all too well.

Michael Jordan was the game. He was in a booth a couple sections over and below us. That's kind of neat. No Ashley Judd though. That would have been even cooler. I would trade a Michael Jordan brush with greatness for an Ashley Judd brush with greatness any day.

Anyway, a fun time was had all around and it was a great little experience to put into the collection of stuff that I've done.

P.S. - Chicago traffic blows. It's bound to be bad news when you put that many crappy drivers on overly packed tollways. Sure enough, Illinois drivers didn't let us down and proudly maintain the world's worst drivers title.


Eileen said...

So we're you going around taking pictures of unsuspecting girls' butts all weekend? I'm gonna have to take that camera away from you...

Shawn said...

I wouldn't call her unsuspecting. First, she was displaying flagrant assvertising and, second, I talked to her. I think that makes it all right. Besides, you know I love girls with words on their butts.

SME said...

Hmm. Well, I learned something from this post. If I go to Wisconsin, I will not look at any butts. ;)

The Zombieslayer said...

Always cool to see the Badgers on a woman's butt. I like that picture.

Yes, Chicago traffic sucks big time. Everybody there tailgates, cuts people off, and honks too much. Driving there is a nightmare.

However, according to AAA, Chicago isn't the worst. It's Boston.

Shawn said...

AAA is wrong. Illinois drivers are the worst and Chicago is a definite nightmare. I have no doubts that a great source of the upcoming zombie plaque will be Chicago.

As for the was much cuter in person, but not even close to the really cool UNLV fan next to us that was absolutely beautiful. And I'm talking beautiful on my somewhat elevated scale of judging such things.

The Zombieslayer said...

Shawn - And you didn't have a picture of the UNLV fan? If so, please post.

As for AAA, the reason supposedly is Boston has such narrow streets that accidents are very common. While Chicago drivers may be worse drivers, Boston has conditions that make for more accidents.