Ahh, the smooth sounds of jazz in the air, not followed far behind by the tempting scent of fresh seafood and the chatter of the locals just eager to share a story.
This, my friends, is
. New Orleans
If you have ever had the chance to visit, you know exactly what I’m talking about. And why I, in my opinion, and that’s the only one that matters, right?, believe the remaining teams have already won the top prize.
Oh sure, they would love to cut down the nets, heck; who wouldn’t? But I say, let basketball escape you for just a moment and enjoy your surroundings.
With all the pressure put on kids nowadays in high profile sports, it seems they don’t even have the chance to experience what they have actually accomplished.
A once in a lifetime opportunity.
The Final Four teams ‘Kentucky, Louisville, Ohio State, Kansas’ shouldn’t so much be worried about winning the game(s) in New Orleans, they should be worried about living.
Wins. They come and go. But an experience such as
, might be a once in a lifetime occurrence. New Orleans
Now of course winning the national title might be the same once in a lifetime chance, but this is college, not business. These KIDS should be out there enjoying every last drop of a culture they might never get the chance to experience ever again; at least not in this first class way.
Basketball will always be there in some way, shape or from. Life experiences can’t be taken for granted.
So Wildcats, Cardinals, Buckeyes and Jayhawks, take a tip from me: Enjoy this. You have earned it. Don’t look back saying the only part of
you saw was the Superdome. Yeah, it’s cool, but in the end, all basketball courts are the same. New Orleans