In poking fun at Chase Budinger yesterday, I made the unfortunate mistake of referring to the Arizona Wildcats as "formerly formidable." I was also chastised by my colleague Laura Onstot for potentially jinxing Seattle sports by saying that the worst is behind us.
One day later, it appears I'm having crow for breakfast, as the Huskies got beat in a run-and-gun shootout, 106-97. But even though the team now laments its lack of defense, and even though I'm a die-hard Dawg fan who hates to see them lose, I have to admit that last night's frantically-paced game was fun.
(Chance of a Pleasurable Hoop Experience) that predicts what will be
the most entertaining game each night. Yesterday, his model picked
UW/Arizona. Last Saturday, it picked UW/UCLA. Computers don't have an
East Coast bias. They just know good ball when they see it.