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March Madness, Indeed, Has Set In

March Madness is here, and my pool still is alive. I'm grateful.

In the Morning Call today Andre Williams caught up with Mike Polaha to talk about the twentieth anniversary of our #16 seeded Lehigh team from 1987 who almost - came so close - to knocking off #1 seeded Temple. That team (IMO clearly the best to ever don the brown and White) featured two Lehigh hall-of-famers in Darren Queenan and Polaha. Of course, as soon as I got to Lehigh as an undergrad we didn't return to the dance until 2004. (The "LFN Curse"?)

Spring practice has started today, weather permitting, at 4:15. But I will give it its proper treatment tomorrow.

Don't forget American is playing Tennessee at 12:30AM tomorrow on CBS locally (and if you, like me, signed up for March Madness On Demand, you can see the game in its entirety). I don't think American can pull off the upset, but it seems like Volunteer fans are having the pants scared off of them perhaps since the last time they were the #2 seed they were a shot away from losing to #15 Davidson. Just in case you needed to get more pumped up about the Eagles' chances, check out this piece in the Washington Post.

Plan your Friday "lunch break" accordingly.

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