Category Archives: College Basketball

Annoying Fan Behavior #72: Repeatedly Reciting Statistics During A Game

Statistics are part of what make sports so fan-friendly. If you miss a game you can immediately see what happened by looking at the box score online. It will tell you a lot of things—who scored, who failed, who got injured—but it will never be the same as watching that game.

That’s why Annoying Fan Behavior #72: Repeatedly Reciting Stats During A Game is especially frustrating. Continue reading

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St. John’s Basketball Leads NCAA In Ridiculous Names

The NBA lockout has made me so starved for basketball that last night I turned on the St. John’s-Lehigh game. It actually turned out to be a pretty good game, as St. John’s battled back from 16 down to avoid the upset.

But the score of the game was the least of my concerns. Continue reading

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One Man’s Quest To End AFB: Annoying Fan Behavior

We’ve all been there. You invite your friends over to watch the game, but one of them takes it upon himself to bring Dave from work. While you and your friends are doing your thing, Dave starts off quiet but slowly starts making little interjections here and there.

You don’t completely agree with what Dave’s saying, but you appreciate him taking an interest and you don’t want to be a discourteous host. You break for halftime and chow down on some hot wings while Dave tells you about how he was “really into sports” growing up and that he’s happy to “finally have a group of guys to watch games with.” Continue reading

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The Spin Cycle – Colin Talks to Rass and Sow About March Madness

It’s everybody’s favorite time of year, and right after the brackets were announced I had to call up our resident college hoops expert Eric Rasmussen. Josh Sowers joins us as we break down the upsets, favorites, and players to watch. Continue reading

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YouTube Clip of the Day: Send It In Jerome!

With March Madness rapidly approaching, I thought I would get us all in the mood by tickling your eardrums with the sweet sounds of Bill Raftery. One of the best parts of the NCAA tournament is listening to the ridiculous things he says. Whether you like him or not, it’s impossible to associate his voice with anything but awesome college hoops. This is an all-time classic, and a favorite of my good friend, The Mick. Enjoy. Continue reading

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