Category Archives: College Basketball

PODCAST: Happy ‘Pretend You’re A Badgers Fan’ Week

Welcome back to another edition of Tapping The Keg podcast. Wisconsin Badgers are in Sweet 16 for the fourth straight year. We talk about two things with Badgers fandom – One is how people all expect the other Wisconsinites to be Badgers fans during this

Duane Wilson Left His Mark On Marquette

On Monday afternoon, Duane Wilson, Marquette’s redshirt junior, announced he would be graduating in May and looking for a new school to grad transfer to for his final season. Wilson was a leader of this Marquette basketball, and he played a large part in bringing

The Conference Pissing Match Is Out Of Control

When Michigan advanced to Sweet 16 on Sunday afternoon, every Big Ten fan ran to their keyboard to talk about how ‘Big 10 wasn’t actually down this season.’ For some reason, fans believe that the best way to talk about a conference is to judge

Are Wisconsin The Favorites In The East Regional?

Wisconsin Badgers knew their opponent after Saturday night with Florida Gators who are in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2014. They didn’t know what the other half of the region would look like. Many thought Duke Blue Devils would be there and

Gregg Marshall’s Wife Goes Loco On Kentucky Reporter

Wichita State Shockers and Kentucky Wildcats have became rivals in the past couple of years. It’s not one that’s an every year thing, but they’ve seen each other twice in bloodbath matchups in the NCAA Tournament. Gregg Marshall doesn’t like John Calipari And I feel

Hoopcap: Badgers Continue Their March Dominance Shocking Nova

A long time ago, Wisconsin Badgers and March didn’t mix well. Fans were critical of Bo Ryan’s lack of success in college basketball’s grandest month. Things have changed signficantly in the last four years. Despite having a tougher draw than most expected, Wisconsin will be

Villanova Should Be Mad At Wisconsin’s 8 Seed

One of the constant themes of the Badgers 65-62 win over Villanova were Badgers fans exclaiming how they ‘were not an eight seed.’ For some reason, they all were miffed at the seed given to them, and the victory over the defending national champion proved

Hoopcap: Marquette’s Shook Second Half Leads To Blowout

Marquette Golden Eagles entered the tournament for the first time since 2013. Standing at a crowded bar with the sound piped in, I felt a special sort of excitement. There isn’t a better feeling. South Carolina seemed like a formidable opponent, but they were beatable.

I Guarantee Madness For The Next Two Day

Let me guess, you were at the bar last night and said to your buddy or significant other ‘These two days have sucked.’ You wondered why you took off work for a day and a half or why you spent so much money on betting

Hoopcap: Koenig and Hayes Carries Wisconsin

Wisconsin Badgers head into the NCAA Tournament with many questions. They had a successfully Big Ten Tournament, but NCAA Tournament Committee seeded Wisconsin much lower than anyone expected. Badgers talked all week about how they had a ‘chip on their shoulder.’ Wisconsin looked much better