March 11, 2007

Oh...

Noooooooo!

10 comments:

MadisonMan said...

Yeah, what a bummer. But I think UW will go farther in the NCAA tourney than tOSU.

clairedm said...

This game was so disappointing. Especially because Wisconsin gets no respect form ESPN and I just really wanted to make them pay attention. Guess we'll have to wait until next week.

Mike said...

MM said: "Yeah, what a bummer. But I think UW will go farther in the NCAA tourney than tOSU."

Well, I hope your right, but if you're a betting man, I'll take a piece of that action.

Wade_Garrett said...

I posted about the game this afternoon. It was a tough loss, because Ohio State played without its best player for most of the first half, and still beat us. Not having the injured Brian Butch on the court really hurt us, but rumor has it he will be able to return to the lineup if the Badgers can play well enough to extend their season by a couple of weeks.

The thing about the University of Wisconsin's style of play is that, because they slow down the tempo so well, every game is close, regardless of whether it is against a good team or a bad team. They're never beaten badly, but on their off nights they're lucky to beat clearly inferior teams. The drawback to playing a low-scoring style is that one or two mistakes (say, a couple of turnovers which are converted into easy baskets) effect the score of the game by a far greater percentage than they would in a higher scoring game. A 17-point loss is difficult to swallow, but its even more difficult considering they bested our score by more than 1/3.

stoqboy said...

Could be worse, you could be a Syracuse fan.

Mark Daniels said...

I, of course, am extremely pleased with the performance of my beloved Buckeyes today. But I will tell you that, last night and today, I was sweating how this game might go; the Badgers are a very good team.

Mark

Matt Brown said...

Pastor Mark: You root for the Bucka and I'll root for the Wright State Raiders. I think your team will go farther.

dick said...

One of the things I found strange is that Ohio State is ranked #1 in the South regional and Florida is ranked #1 in the Midwest regional. That just seems so wrong.

Matt Brown said...

Dick: Both Oregon and Maryland are in the Midwest section. If you figure that one out, please let me know.

Wade_Garrett said...

All the regional brackets mean is that these games will be played in the midwest, these will be played in the south, these will be played in the west, and so on.

It used to be that the regional brackets were made up entirely of teams from that region, but that went the way of the Dodo bird once the more elite college started to play truly national (instead of merely regional) schedules sometime in the 1970's.