This and That

Week of November 29th, 2021

Each week I’ll write about the world of sports:
  • I feel great as being at courtside this week was great medicine. Calling Gonzaga-UCLA and Dayton-Kansas made me feel better.
  • What a fantastic moment for Maize and Blue fans! MICHIGAN 42, OHIO STATE 27 Jim HARBAUGH took all the heat and simply rolled up his sleeves and great work ethic by the entire Wolverine football family. It has been a long time since UM could celebrate after a Buckeye win.
  • Chet Holmgren of ⁦Gonzaga is the most unique, multi-skilled seven-foot player I have seen in my 43 years at ESPN.
  • Yes I am bias since we have eight ND degrees in my family, but anyone objective would have the Irish in their top four. The Fighting Irish have been on fire.
  • Iowa State is an incredible story. After winning just two games last season, the Cyclones moved to 6-0 with wins over ranked teams Xavier and Memphis. TJ Otzelberger has done a great job in Ames.
  • The Tampa Bay Bucs keep finding ways to win. They beat the Colts in another nail biter.

Quote of the Week

“Dayton lost to UMass-Lowell, Lipscomb and Austin Peay, yet came on to beat Miami of the Acc, Kansas of the Big 12 and Belmont to win a tourney in Orlando."

-Dick Vitale