I was living with ferrets
Talking to former Marquette PG Travis Diener today, i wondered what was going on in 2003 when MU made their run to the final four...I had a roommate named Matt. Matt had 2 ferrets. Let me say...FERRETS ARE AWFUL...but more happened that spring...so...
Back in the Spring of 2003...
Aaron Rodgers was getting ready to start his first game..AT CAL.
Gas was on average $1.73/gallon.
Chuck Freimund was still in his mid 30's.
Justin Bieber was in the 3rd grade.
Mike McCarthy was in New Orleans.
50 Cent's "In Da Club" was #1.
Bo Ryan won his 1st Big Ten Title (in his 2nd season at Wisconsin).
"Chicago" won best picture.
WSSP was still 2 years away from going "all sports".
Bret Bielema was still at Kansas State.
Norah Jones was CRUSHING IT at the Grammy's.
Lebron James was finishing High School.
I was producing an afternoon show on WTKA, in Ann Arbor.
Lance Armstrong wins his fifth Tour De France...well, sort of.
Brandon Jennings was finishing MIDDLE SCHOOL.
And D Wade, Travis, Rob Jackson and Tom Crean were raising the bar at Marquette.
Cheers to a great celebration on Saturday at the BC!!!