The college basketball season is officially over after the UCONN ladies won their eighth national championship last night by defeating Louisville. People who were using March Madness to keep themselves busy now have to find something else to do. The latest news on Derrick Rose is that he and the Bulls are on the same page with his rehab. He is not rushing back and the team does not want him to rush back. Both parties realize how important he is to the franchise. Although he has not ruled out a return this season, there are only a handful of games before the playoffs start and many people believe Rose should just shut it down and be ready for next season when he could really make a difference for the team.
March Madness is back this weekend with the first game already underway. The Wichita State Shockers and Louisville Cardinals are at halftime with the Shockers leading by one point. The second game between the Michigan Wolverines and the Syracuse Orange will follow. Both games should be very exciting. The winners will play Monday night for the NCAA championship. This is always one of the most exciting times of the year. Some people still have brackets they are worried about, while other people are just watching some great basketball. If you don’t have anything else to do, turn on CBS to see some great games and don’t forget about the championship on Monday night.
With Rose’s status for this season still up in the air, I’ve spent my time watching the NCAA tournament. Unfortunately, with the many upsets my bracket isn’t looking the greatest, but I still love watching the games. It has definitely been a nice distraction. Since we all know the Rose questions won’t stop until he returns, I think I’ll just continue watching March Madness because at this point it is much more exciting than following a story that hasn’t had any news in a long time.