According to a WalletHub.com’s March Madness By The Numbers report, an estimated $9 billion will be wagered — at least $7 billion illegally, and over 60 million persons will fill out 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament brackets.
The landscape of college hockey drastically changed a few years ago, and as a result two new conferences were born.
Two ‘Border Battle’ rivals meet again this week in New Hampshire as the sixth matchup this season between Minnesota and Wisconsin will be for the right to advance to the national championship game.
The selected eight-team NCAA women’s hockey field will be competing on campuses this weekend as March Madness will be more than hoops.
Just after her second period goal in a 5-0 win last weekend at U-M’s Ridder Arena, we couldn’t help but notice standing below the press box, Sarah Nurse’s father and aunt cheering Wisconsin’s only Black player.
The U of M Tucker Center advocates for women coaches at all levels, especially for women teams.
Minnesota State returns to WCHA action this weekend, hoping to extend their first-place lead in the conference over second-place Bowling Green, the Mavericks’ visiting opponents.
I know there are Blacks who like hockey, occasionally we run into one or two at games. But rarely, if ever, does the Only One find someone who looks like me in the press box or at media days.
The long and winding road took us through five states, two cities and nearly a dozen games, but it took last weekend until the Only One finally ran into what he seemingly thought would be an elusive goal to reach — Black hockey players all at U-M’s Ridder Arena.
Our intended two-fold mission in our March Madness trip to Motown last week was: 1) to watch hockey for the first time in the only arena in America named for a Black man, and 2) to find Black hockey fans.