Maybe you should read this in a few days.
Right now, in the hours after the game or even the next day, the weight and enormity of losing in the NCAA championship game feels crushing. The disappointment is acute and biting and it is very difficult to think about the game without feeling it.
“It hurts a lot,” Trey Burke said after Michigan’s 81-76 loss to Louisville on Monday. “Just to get to the national championship game, just to play for the national championship, it hurts so much.”
Sums up the feelings of Michigan fans everywhere, don’t you think?
In the immediate aftermath of a game like that, a game that eluded Michigan just barely, just enough for the Wolverines to lose it, disappointment is natural. And that’s fine.
You may not want to hear why this season was an unqualified success for Michigan basketball. Not right now. So you can wait until you’re ready, this post will still be here in a few days.
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