It's past 3 in the afternoon - about 12 hours after I got home from Milwaukee - and while it is Thursday, I really have no concept of what day it is. I guess it's a combination of still being in a holiday hangover and then having a five-day road trip with the men's basketball team on top of the start of 2010. To say that the last week was a whirlwind for anyone associated with the men's basketball program would be a vast understatement.
The BIG EAST season finally got underway last week, with the
Hoyas tipping things off nearly at the start of 2010, with an 8 p.m. game
against long-time rival
We were able to celebrate that win on Thursday night, but we
were back to work on Friday with interviews and game notes having to be done before
departing for the
The team flew out of the cold and windy conditions at Reagan on Saturday afternoon and we arrived in the even colder and windier conditions at O'Hare. The temperature listed when we arrived was -1, and that was before factoring in the wind chill. At least it wasn't snowing.
Obviously, winning in
The team was able to take advantage of the time in
Everyone drove up to
There is little time to rest. The men's hoop team is back to practice today and folks from ESPN will be in for some interviews tomorrow ahead of the matchup with No. 13 Connecticut on Saturday.
Me? I'm going to do some game notes, take a nap and figure out what day it is.