Saturday, December 17, 2011

Marquette NCAA Division I Runner-Up?

Don't try to pretend you've never spun a tournament this way:
  1. In the second round, Marquette lost to Illinois in three sets, with the last two closely contested
  2. Illinois is playing UCLA for the NCAA Division I championship tonight
  3. If the Illini win, the Golden Eagles can make a case for second place, right?
In all seriousness, Marquette did have a nice finish to its season -- and things do seem to be looking up at all four DI schools in the state (DII UW-Parkside had a nice season as well). You're free to agree or disagree, of course, but here are a just a few of the exciting things we're seeing:
Can't wait till next year.

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