March 24, 2017

Wisconsin...

Overtime....

31 comments:

3rdGradePB_GoodPerson said...

Wisconsin!

Jack Wayne said...

Crushing loss. Nice game.

mockturtle said...

Wow! What a game! Sorry for the Badgers.

David53 said...

Good game!

Earnest Prole said...

Isn't Paul Ryan from Wisconsin?

Birches said...

Holy crap!! What a heartbreaking loss.

Gahrie said...

ouch

AllenS said...

Bummer. I thought it was a 2 point play, but no, 3 point.

Ann Althouse said...

That hurt.

Birches said...

Everything about his body position screamed miss, but I saw the ball's arc and thought, "I think that's a good shot." I couldn't believe it.

David Begley said...

Crying shame. Great comeback to get to OT. Covering that distance in 4 seconds is something. Great play by the FL kid.

David Begley said...

If only Hayes had made more FT's earlier. That's where the game was lost.

AllenS said...

Anyways, I really enjoyed watching the team throughout the season. Happ will be a junior next season.

sane_voter said...

Wisc is 332nd in free throw % made out of 350 or so teams. Those teams don't go to the final four.

David Begley said...

Badgers shot 67% from the line with Hayes at 50%. Ballgame.

Johnny Sokko said...

Great game

exiledonmainstreet said...

What a heartbreaker! If only we hadn't missed so many free throws.

Congrats to Florida - the Gators earned it.

Yancey Ward said...

As a Kentucky fan first and foremost, I have soft spot for Wisconsin due to the two magnificent Final Four games the two programs played in 2014 and 2015 which were split with both losing in the finals. However, I always root for SEC teams in the NCAA, so this was a fun night for me, but Wisconsin has my sympathy- tonight's loss was almost as improbable as was Kentucky's in 1992, the most painful loss in my memory as a fan.

Laslo Spatula said...

Wisconsin Badgers are both a basketball team and a social justice incubator

Maybe could've used a little of that time to practice Free Throws.

Hindsight with bifocals.

I am Laslo.

Triangle Man said...

Tantalus is a Badger.

Laslo Spatula said...

The Night Before The Game...

"Nigel, baby, I realize you are passionate about Social Justice, but this is a Big Game. Maybe you should be at the gym practicing free throws?"

"What's more important, babe? Practicing free throws for the White Man, or reading the latest important essays on Injustice and having anal sex with my girlfriend?"

"I know, I know. I'm just saying we could have anal sex AFTER the game, that's all. And talk about Injustice."

"The White Man ALWAYS criticizes the Brothers for poor free-throw shooting. I'm just going to keep it Real. And have anal sex. And talk about Injustice."

"But wouldn't you like to be remembered for winning the game thanks to your clutch free-throws? That would be nice, I would think. Then you could REALLY talk about Injustice. And have anal sex."

"If we win the White Man makes money -- I don't see a dime of it. THAT'S Injustice. The only thing I can get as a student athlete is anal sex. And the ability to talk about Injustice."

"I just don't want you to regret missing a Big Opportunity."

"The Big Opportunity is for the White Man to make more money at my expense. I'd rather get my nuts off having anal sex with my girlfriend. And talking about Injustice."

"I guess you have to do what you think is right, Nigel. I support you, one-hundred-and-ten percent."

Oh, baby, you know how I hate that "one-hundred-and-ten percent" expression. It says a Black man giving one-hundred-percent is still not doing enough. Shit."

"I'm sorry; I know better. You've taught me."

"You know, baby, it doesn't ALWAYS have to be anal sex. We could do the Vanilla Vagina stuff too, once in a while..."

"Ummm.... About that: I've been meaning to tell you something..."

"What is it, babe?"

"Nigel, I'm a transexual. We can't have vaginal sex because I don't have a vagina. I still have my cock and balls."

"What?!"

"That's okay, though. We can still have anal sex. And talk about Injustice. As a transsexual, I know a LOT about Injustice."

"Bitch, that ain't Injustice, that's just fucked up!"

"Sure, I get it it: you TALK a Big Game about Injustice, but just because your girlfriend has a cock and balls you get all White Man about it."

"I'm sorry, baby. It's just a lot to think about, you know?"

"Nigel, why don't you go to the gym and practice some free-throws. It might help you clear your mind."

"Baby, I am a man of my word. When I said ""What's more important, babe? Practicing free throws for the White Man, or reading the latest important essays on Injustice and having anal sex with my girlfriend?" I meant it."

"So we're going to have anal sex? And talk about Injustice?"

"Yeah.... Just one thing."

"Sure, baby. What is it?"

"Just don't let me see the cock and balls. I may be Woke, but I ain't ready for that..."

I am Laslo.

Gahrie said...

Now that might be just too much to soon and end up getting Laslo banned.......

damikesc said...

I'm amazed that S Carolina has gotten so hot out of nowhere. They ended the season terribly but are thoroughly on fire now.

DanTheMan said...

What a game! Two running, stumbling, impossible 3 pointers that both fell, one to send it to OT, and one to decide the game with 3 seconds left!
Incredible game, Badgers.
Go Gators!

Curious George said...

Terrible coaching by Florida in regulation. Still up three, when Wisconsin called time-out with 6.5 seconds left they should have fouled whoever received the inbound pass and sent them to the line.

I also didn't like them completely taking the air out of the ball in the last 3+ minutes.

EnidV said...

Its pretty clear Putin was controlling the basketball remotely thus ensuring a Gator win.

Birches said...

That white Florida player wasn't too proud to shoot his free throws granny style. Made them both. Just sayin.

Virgil Hilts said...

Great game and I was routing for WI, but I kind of thought the WI guy who made the tying shot with 2 seconds left double-dribbled with just over 5 seconds left (he put both hands on the ball as he started to stumble). That and missed free throws made me think Florida deserved to win.

DanTheMan said...

>Its pretty clear Putin was controlling the basketball remotely thus ensuring a Gator win.

Wisconsin won the popular vote. Impeach the Gators!

Bill said...

My 86 year-old mother, Wisconsin born-and-raised, took a special interest in March Madness this year . . . and is in mourning this morning.

Meade said...

from the box score:

N. HayesF 37 7-11 1-1 7-14

Nigel's 50% free throw shooting killed us. Meanwhile, Florida scored 100% of its underhand free throws.