College Basketball is not exactly a big topic here at WFNY. While we pride ourselves on being your source for all things Browns, Cavs, Indians, and Buckeyes (oh, and Blue Jackets – sorry, DP), there are sometimes events that transcend our little bubble here.
Today is the start of one of them.
In the interest of full disclosure, I graduated from the University of Kansas and am about the biggest KU Hoops fan you will find. I was there for the Paul Pierce/Jacque Vaughn/Raef Lafrentz era. In four years of college, we were 58-0 at Allen Fieldhouse and were a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament three times. The other year, we were a #2. In each of those four years, we failed to make the Final Four, the most memorable was the ’97 choke job against Arizona in the Sweet 16 where the Jayhawks were #1 all year and the odds-on favorite by everyone to win it all. My college friends, none of whom were from Cleveland, were quick to point the dirty finger at me, claiming I infected KU with “The Cleveland Curse.” [Read more...]