OMC senior editor Drew Olson discusses the Brewers' .500 fixation, Panthers basketball, Rock Rote, a special pink bat and a sunburn mishap in the Saturday sports column.
It's been an incredible ride into the Sweet 16 for the UW-Milwaukee Panthers. But can they possibly beat No. 1 Illinois? Here are three keys to springing the upset.
While many are on a spring break vacation in Cancun and other various hot spots, all the excitement is right here in Milwaukee. The UWM Panthers have won two straight NCCA Tournament games, earning them a spot in the Sweet 16.
After a rough stretch against some quality competition in December, UW-Milwaukee has righted the ship to take control of the Horizon League standings. And Bruce Pearl's squad is earning some attention as the countdown to March begins.
Who are the best college basketball players in the state? We looked at the rosters of Marquette, UWM and Wisconsin to come up with some local all stars.
The Badgers and Panthers are rated high in their respective conferences. Marquette enters its last season in the C-USA. A couple small colleges look strong. It all adds up to another entertaining season of college hoops for state basketball fans.