Posts Tagged With: NCAA Tournament

Today’s find: The Dance

The question was reasonable enough: “Why do you put yourself through this?” a friend asked this morning, when he overheard me discussing last night’s SLU Billikens game with another friend as we exited church after early-morning Mass.

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Today’s find: Selection Sunday

What a difference a year makes: There is no joy in Billiken-ville this season, courtesy of the fact that my favorite hoopsters completed their trek from first to worst in the Atlantic 10.

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Today’s find: Comeback

We interrupt this ‘spirituality blog’ for a sports report: SLU Billikens win! SLU Billikens win!

For anyone whose passion for college basketball may not reach a religious fervor, allow me to explain:  It’s ‘March Madness’ time…the point in the season when you either win, or go home. And last night, my beloved Billikens were down 16 points with just 8 minutes to play…before staging a furious rally to post an improbable victory.

It turned into a God-moment for me…but one that I didn’t fully appreciate until the light of day.

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