It’s Time To Remember One Of The Greatest Traditions In College Basketball

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The college basketball season hasn’t started yet, but the Wisconsin Badgers are already on their preseason grind.

One of the most famous parts of the Wisconsin program is the running of the hill for conditioning. Back in the day, they used to do it off campus. Now, judging from a recently released video, they do it on Bascom Hill, which is a place that I have spent many hours of my life. (RELATED: The Wisconsin Badgers Have To Take The Next Step As An Athletic Program. Here’s Why)

For those who don’t know, Bascom is steep as hell. Walking to class on it every single day was grueling as hell. It was awful. I can’t even imagine what it must be like to run the damn thing.

Well, that’s what my basketball team is up to, and they look like they’re in great shape doing it.

As everybody knows, last year didn’t meet the expectations set forth by the Wisconsin program. We lost a bunch of games, didn’t win the Big Ten and we even missed the tournament. It was a disaster on every single level.


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Well, it’s time to bounce back in a big way. Watch out, world because we’re knocking the door down this season.

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