The final battle: Maryland vs. Duke

The Maryland vs. Duke game… I am still stunned. I am still in awe. I am still in shock at what I got to witness in person yesterday. It was something of pure excitement and exhilaration; a game that I will never soon forget. I’m still trying to find words that would be even remotely accurate in explaining how great the game was. score board

Have you ever been to a sporting event – or any event for that matter where everyone around you is going crazy with pride and pure unadulterated excitement? An event where you lose track of anything and everything that doesn’t matter except for what’s going on at that moment? What about being so caught up in a game that you are an emotional wreck. That was me and the atmosphere inside University of Maryland’s Comcast arena yesterday. It felt as though there were not 5000+ individual students, but rather 5000+ students that were exact clones of yourself. Everyone’s emotions were aboard a rocky roller coaster which followed the ups and downs the team was experiencing. We were one coherent whole raging an epic battle against the #2 team in the nation, the Duke Blue Devils.

But before I get to that…

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