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12.6 Morning Coffee: Badger Hate Week Begins

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Bo, you're using the wrong finger. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Bo, you're using the wrong finger. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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Sure, there's a Marquette game tomorrow night, but honestly nobody cares about that game. It's time to start our first annual Badger Hate Week! What does that actually mean? I can't really disclose, but I will say that Rubie has a post on Bo (A)Ryan. I'll just leave it at that.

Sad to hear that Hank Raymonds passed away this morning.

The Huskers got hosed by the Big 12 one last time on Sunday. If they had won on Saturday night, the point would be moot, but they didn't. So instead of facing Iowa in a preview of the Big 10, they get to play Washington who they already beat by 35 points this season AND they also play them the third week of next season. Good riddance.

FRUITCAYKE! "Of all the things that were inexplicably popular in the ’80s — Nagel paintings, acid-washed jeans, Demi Moore — none made less sense to me than Fred Schneider."

Top 10 kids records of 2010.

The remake of Tron is this year's Avatar? I'm not sure I like that idea.

These two videos will melt your mind.

The Science of Caddyshack.

MC Hammer was at the Packers game.

Random Thought:
Chicos Bail Bonds (of the MU Scoop board and Cracked Sidewalks) is accused of being overly negative about Marquette.
Rubie is accused of being overly negative about Marquette.
Both have Internet handles based on Hispanic people / bail bondsmen.
Both of them, in real life, are named Jamie. Coincidence? Hmmm.

Random Thoughts on the Longwood game:
- Longwood isn't very good.
- Jamail Jones and DJO missing wide open dunks were headscratchers.
- When Reggie Smith hit his three-pointer, Buzz was shaking his head as if to say "that's not the shot you should be taking"
- Erik Williams playing four minutes tells you all you need to know.
- Chris Otule can score often against players smaller than him.
- The return of Joe Fulce was very, very encouraging.

Marquette Basketball Links:
Mr Kensington's game recap.
Cracked Sidewalks' recap.
Rosiak's recap and blog post.
Abed gets rejected.
Great story on Junior.
Dime Magazine looks back at D-Wade's 35 points against Tulane.
Pocket Doppler talked to Cracked Sidewalks. I'm still waiting for my Q & A.
The women's team destroyed Vermont.

Random Music Video: Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody!