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[21 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Best Game in Milwaukee: #6 Xavier vs. #3 Pittsburgh

For the third straight session, I left the Bradley Center in between games.  This time I planned to grab lunch rather than go to a bar.  I was looking for a subway, but stumbled upon Cousin’s Subs at State St. and Old World 3rd St.

#6 Xavier vs. #3 Pittsburgh
Xavier and Pittsburgh played the most entertaining game in Milwaukee all weekend long as Xavier narrowly defeated Pittsburgh 71-68 to advance to the Sweet 16.  Xavier lost to Pittsburgh in the regional semi-finals last season.

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[20 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Smoking Rule Benefits at the Bradley Center

At halftime of the Xavier and Minnesota game, I realized that fans were leaving the stadium by getting a stamp on their ticket. Technically, you were only supposed to go outside to smoke in the immediate vicinity of the arena. However, security was not monitoring the “smoking area” outside so it was very easy to leave and wander around downtown Milwaukee in between the two games of each session (and halftime if you were really desperate). This is a key perk with attending games in Milwaukee as bars are located …