We've gone on location before with the Hoop Club Blog. Last season we blogged from literally around the world--the Georgia Dome and Germany, Winston-Salem and South Philly Madison Square Garden and the Meadowlands (twice!). Like all
All the same, we're hoping to break new ground this week. The Hoyas are on their way to Birmingham to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide in the first installment of the Pizza Hut SEC/Big East Challenge...and as you read this, several of our bloggers are likely on their way as well.
This week, the Hoop Club Blog will be providing comprehensive coverage of all the action in
--Taking up shop at The Redmont Hotel, official GU Headquarters in Birmingham, will be Generations Laughna and Ewing themselves, Michael Karam and Tom Wong. They'll be recapping the scene at the official Hoop Club Events surrounding the game.
--Making a triumphant return to his home state is Dmitriy Zakharov, who gave up his Thanksgiving break to make this trip because he loves the Hoyas (and hates the Crimson Tide) that much.
--Speaking of trips, here's something a little ambitious: Drew McGowan and Alan Greene are roadtripping to
--And last but not least, Evan Chvotkin and I are playing the role of designated survivors here in
Speaking of parties...
Hoop Club members across the country will be holding six--count `em--SIX Game Watch Parties on Wednesday night. To see a full list of Game Watch locations, or to sign up to make your favorite local gathering place an Official Game Watch Party location, check out the Hoop Club Event Page.
For those of you making the trek to
Finally, if you're in the Class of 2003, be sure to take a look at the December 3rd edition of the Hoya Hoop Club e-newsletter for a full listing of the Pre-Reunion Game Watch Party events slated for the Alabama game. There's game watching to be had if you're in
, Wednesday December 5th
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Be sure to check the Hoop Club Blog throughout this week for the latest news from
--John Hawkes (SFS '04)
Proud Member of Generation