Trying to get WIU to the NCAA Tournament...in College Hoops 2K8

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I won multiple with WIU when I played this game. Western hall was packed and it got loud!
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He's simulated through year 7 now and gotten us to the NCAA tournament 3 years in a row.
Check in on things and follow along here: https://rickyodonnell.substack.com/p/coming-soon
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Last I check in was after year 3. Loved when he was actually watching the simulated Conference championship and him describing his interaction with his wife.
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vatusay wrote:
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:47 am
I won multiple with WIU when I played this game. Western hall was packed and it got loud!
Same. As recently as 2016, I dug out 2k8 and went all the way with WIU.
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Going live tonight with the Final Four game: https://www.twitch.tv/richardpodonnell/
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Over 1300 people watching the live stream of the game.
Most we had at Western Hall at any time this season was 1,138 against North Dakota.
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Leathernecks beat Cal 109-91 in front of 1545 actual viewers. Next up, taking on Kansas in the National Championship Game!!!!
He's going to be streaming the championship game tonight as well: https://www.twitch.tv/richardpodonnell/

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And there it is...the Leathernecks have won the National Championship!!!

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Better make-believe than nothing at all. Put this banner next to the Men's Bowling Club national championship banners.

On the subject of club sports, I think the perceived lack of interest in club and intramural sports has much to do with the decline in attendance at varsity sports events. Just my opinion but I am sticking with it. Club sports like Volleyball were a huge draw back in my day. You would see guys proudly walking around campus in their purple "Letter" jackets advertising what club sports they participated in. My RA in Seal would be banging the volleyball against the wall in the hallway all day long. I lived next door to him and his antics were my alarm clock more often than not. ;)
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