No Tourney

I see that my Coogs faltered in the C-USA tourney (here in Houston) after pulling the upset of East Carolina, and as a result, no NCAA bid this year. Their record just didn’t justify it, even though they played the toughest non-conference schedule in the country.

C-USA got four teams in the tourney, and I thought heading in that TCU and Houston were both on the bubble. TCU effectively played their way off the bubble and in by winning the

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Float Trip Musical Thoughts

Our float trip crew wandered down to Roxie’s Roost just off the river to catch a couple of bands Friday night.

I knew the Burtschi Brothers were headlining, and I’ve been wanting to see them.

A late addition to the mix was Micky and the Motorcars, who opened. They are, of course, fronted by Brauns (brothers of the brothers in Reckless Kelly).

I enjoyed their show, although I’m sad to say we kind of petered out by the time

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I survived my Annual Memorial Day Float Trip.

Despite the pessimism about the weather (because of recent experience), it was BEAUTIFUL.

Warm and sunny most of the time, just a 30-minute downpour as we came off the river the last day, and even that served to cool things down and take the dust out of the air (both good things). It cleared out in short order and the rest of the day was fine.

It was definitely the best one

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Inspirational Lyric of the Moment

OK, this is the final inspirational lyric for the weekend. And I include only it because I can. Plus, it might help Kev’s street cred. And Lord knows what kind of searches this might attract.

“If you watch how I move you’ll mistake me for a playa or pimp/ Been hit wit a few shells but I don’t walk with a limp
– 50 Cent, “In Da Club.”

Fa schnizzle,

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Sports and Nattering Nabobs

After reading back through my previous entries, I have been a nattering nabob of negativity. I will attempt to be much more positive for the remainder.

I have failed in my sports reporting duties here. To make up for that, I thought I’d do a quick search of the sports news sites to find the progress of UH during the C-USA tournament. I could find nothing on the major sources I usually depend on — EPSN, SI, and Yahoo sports.

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