Archive for NCAA Basketball

NIT Tournament – Madison Square Garden

Mar 03, 2016 No Comments by

The other March Madness is the NIT and in 2005 a friend of mine, who is a U of Maryland Alumni, got tickets to the final day of the tournament and off we when to the Garden. The Turtles were making a run at the championship but fell short with a loss to South Carolina […]

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2000 Subway Series Game 1

Aug 27, 2015 2 Comments by

As a birthday present for my brother each year that the Yankees are in the World Series I would take him to game 1 in the Bronx, this has been a tradition from the 1981 World Series. We got tickets in the upper deck and watched the 1st game of the Subway series. Andy Pettitte […]

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Illinois vs. Northwestern 1/14/63

Sep 13, 2014 No Comments

by Brule Laker The University of Illinois was ranked 3rd in the nation when it arrived to play Northwestern University at McGaw Hall (now Welsh-Ryan Arena) in Evanston on January 14, 1963. My father (Illinois, Class of 1938), brother and I sat high up on the Illinois side in row 31 at midcourt. The 3-8 […]

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The Joy of Beating Syracuse

Nov 18, 2013 No Comments

The Joy of Beating Syracuse This self-titled Stubstory defines what Big East basketball used to mean. Back in the days when these college freshmen were in diapers, and the real rivalries where formed. But hey, any day our un-ranked team beats what I think was a top ten “Orange” is a story work remembering. For […]

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Coaches vs Cancer 2008

Nov 14, 2013 No Comments

by Tony M How do deal with Unruly Fans These are always good games- the beginning of the college season – a tribute to Jimmy V. A friend of mine was a big college basketball fan – so we decided to go to the game (Michigan 55,  UCLA 52) and ended up in the last […]

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Hoyas Saxa! – What Rocks!

Oct 27, 2013 No Comments

Coming off the win over Syracuse – going up against UConn – really before they began to establish themselves as the power they become was expected to be a solid game – but as usual being 18 and a Hoyas meant expecting a win. With a 74 – 53 finish it looks like this was […]

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The Dayton Flyer Faithful

Aug 25, 2012 No Comments

Amassed in this piling heap of ticket stubs is three decades of dedicated fan loyalty to the University of Dayton Flyers.

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NCAA Final Four 1985 – Georgetown v. Villanova

Mar 16, 2012 2 Comments

It was the best of times, till Nova shot 90 percent (we all know why!) and the best team in the country couldn’t beat a game Nova squad for the 3rd time in a season……

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NCAA Tournament – Round 2 – 2001

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments

By Mickey M. This was the 2nd round of the tournament, and we got to see some big name teams go at it. USC vs. BC and Kentucky vs Iowa. There were plenty of tickets so we had 3 carloads of people head out to the coliseum just to see the games. Noone had any […]

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Big East Basketball: A story of love, revenge & sushi

Oct 18, 2011 No Comments

By Mike B. This one’s got a little of everything. Basketball, Love, Revenge, Sushi and more. All wrapped up in a tidy story told by Mike about what we assume MUST have been his last day at work for these guys! Enjoy

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