Bracket reaction and selection show musings 

March, 17, 2009
I am glad March Madness is here. It has been a long, cold winter in New England and the excitement of the NCAA tournament can't get here fast enough. I'll fill out my brackets later today, but this is what I've noticed so far:

What, no West Tennessee? Al Gore's home state is sorely underrepresented. There is only Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, East Tennessee State and Vanderbilt. Chattanooga is a host site for the first two rounds, but no Tennessee teams were sent there. Go figure. Speaking of figures …

Rebecca Lobo

Women's Basketball
    Lobo won the 1995 National Player of the Year Award after leading the UConn women's basketball team to its first national championship. She was the youngest member of the 1996 gold-medal-winning Olympic team, and now, after seven seasons in the WNBA, covers basketball for ESPN.