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Wisconsin Would Be Winning A Basketball National Title Monday Night If Coronavirus Hadn’t Ended Sports

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The Wisconsin Badgers would be winning the college basketball national title Monday night if coronavirus hadn’t ravaged America.

As you all know, the Badgers won the Big 10 and earned the top seed in the conference tournament. We were rolling through March, and appeared destined to take over the tourney. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

 

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Instead, coronavirus arrived in America, spread and sports came to a grinding halt before Wisconsin played a single B1G game.

Monday night would have been the night we cut down the nets and raised a banner forever in the Kohl Center.

 

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Instead, it’s now a night of misery, pain, suffering and always wondering what would have been. Yes, we won ESPN’s simulated bracket and I already declared us national champs.

We won the toughest conference in America, and that’s all we have to go on.

However, it’s just not the same. The Badgers and Greg Gard should be winning a national title in front of America on Monday night.

We should be in Atlanta with the eyes of the world upon us. Instead, we’re stuck at home isolating from coronavirus.

 

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The virus stole our chance to grab glory forever on the biggest stage in all of basketball. The entire state of Wisconsin was robbed.

If that doesn’t motivate you to win this war, then I don’t know what ever could.

 

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We’ll be back stronger than ever, and we’ll be raising a banner in 2021. It’s just too damn bad it was stolen from us this season. Seriously, coronavirus sucks.