Posts Tagged basketball

Just What is March Madness?

Every March basketball fans everywhere are glued to their TV’s or any other device to watch the annual NCAA basketball tournament. It’s affectionately called March Madness and fans love it.   Some take time off from work to catch the games and some watch or listen at work. (Uh oh.)  The lengthy tournament includes upsets and […]


Final Four Weekend Party Ideas

Final Four weekend is almost here and if you have a team still in the big dance you may be planning a watch party for your friends.  Here are a few ideas to make it fun: Texas Theme:  The Final Four tournament is being held in Arlington, TX, and since you can’t be there in […]


Dr. Naismith You Look Good

Art Meets Basketball One day while reading facebook posts I ran across a post about Dr. James Naismith the inventor of basketball. One of my high school classmates, Melissa Rau, wrote a post about creating a Naismith sculpture. Dr. Naismith was being inducted into the Kansas Hall of Fame and Melissa was chosen to design […]


Hoosiers – Movie Review

Indiana and basketball.  Who can resist?   And who can resist cheering for the underdog.  What makes this movie so special is that it’s based on the true story of the 1954 Milan High School team, a team from an extremely small town in Indiana, and it includes great acting by Gene Hackman and Dennis Hopper […]


Prelude to Madness

March Madness is just around the corner and leading up to it are all of the conference tournaments.  If you can’t make it to one of the NCAA tournament games a conference game is a chance see some great college action post-season.  In some cases it may be a chance to play in the big dance […]