Saturday, December 22, 2007
Columbia went to #20 Villanova today, which wasn't the best recipe for success, but they finished gamely after a disastrous start, and only lost by 16. You can't get your hopes up when you are a Columbia fan. Well, you can. And I did earlier this season. But let's face it, losing to a ranked team by 16 points isn't so bad.
My other major team, however, is Maryland. And while Maryland's marketing might demand that you Fear the Turtle, right now the Terrapin looks about as fearsome as, well, a terrapin. The latest disaster: American 67, Maryland 59. American. A team which last defeated Maryland in 1926-27. One of those teams intended to be part of College Park's parade of visiting powder puffs.
And here's me in Columbia, MD for Christmas. At least no-one round here will be taunting me.