The NCAA basketball tournament was more fun than usual at our house this year. Kansas State made it to the Elite 8 for the first time in I-can't-remember-how-many years. Back in the day when we were in school there, KSU was known as a basketball school. They still played in Ahearn Fieldhouse and tickets were hard to come by. Because I worked as a clerk in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work (try saying that every time you answer the phone!), we were able to get faculty/staff tickets during Dave's senior year and it was a highlight of our social life. The four games KSU played in the tournament this year were exciting times at our house. (At least the first three were - the fourth one, not so much.)
The employees at Dave's office always have a contest to pick the winning teams. To any legal types that might be reading - just a friendly wager between co-workers - no illegal gambling going on here. I usually enter twice - my "reality" bracket and my "fantasy" bracket. Naturally, the fantasy bracket always has K-State taking the championship and KU losing in the first round. :) I don't know which one did it for me, but one of my brackets took first place - $130!! That's almost as much fun as my fantasy football team (The Pink) soundly tromping all the guys in the league. Anyone care to put some money on the World Series?