Just got back from some of the team *practice* sessions at the Alamodome. We watched Kansas and Memphis go through half-speed shootarounds. Thankfully, the cheerleaders and pep bands were there, which probably doubled the attendance in the building.
(Not the first time tripods erected behind the Memphis cheerleaders)
We were a little surprised by the lack of attendance in the building. We’re guessing there were 3-4,000 folks accounted for. All the concessions were open and completely stocked - with no one to wait on (a sure sign that Rick Majerus wasn’t in the facility).
How exciting was the afternoon? The highlight of our visit, besides enjoying the view behind all those “RESERVED” seats, was seeing Greg Anthony working as an analyst for something called “CBS College Sports Network” (formerly CSTV).
We don’t watch a lot of ESPN’s NBA studio shows, so we wonder if that means he was blown out by Bristol.
Also on set: immortals Steve Lappin (what the fruck is so funny?) and Jason Williams (no leather chaps or helmet). And thankfully we’re happy to report that fan favorite Billy Packer reared his pockmarked pate on-set.
As you can see, Packer was his normal, effervescent self. Read more…