In this Olbermann-O’Reilly world we live in, we actually have to argue the merits of the 88-game winning streak by the UConn women’s basketball team.
How sad that the hoop haters are offended that Geno and his girls have tied the record set by the sainted John Wooden and his UCLA boys.
Let’s leave it to a Hall of Famer and a future Hall of Famer for a dose of perspective.
“My only comparison is, you win 88 games in Parcheesi, you’re doing something special.” (Jim Calhoun)
“We will just want people to remember how much we respected and loved the game.” (Maya Moore)
John Wooden couldn’t…and wouldn’t… have put it better.