For a lot of people, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is just a pregame show for the annual highlight reel, “One Shining Moment.”
You did just fine, Minneapolis. But, for the record, we didn’t have the market cornered on “nice.” The out-of-towners from Alabama, Texas, Virginia and Michigan were gregarious and mostly a pleasure to have around.
About the blogger
Bob Collins was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.