Discussion Topic: Should Bass Fishing Be an NCAA Sport?
Check out the other March Madness, from The Chicago Sun-Times: _At least one Illinois team had a buzzer-beating week, even...
Check out the other March Madness, from The Chicago Sun-Times:
_At least one Illinois team had a buzzer-beating week, even if it came down to the final boat of the weigh-in Sunday at Newton Lake.
With Rob Russow and Kerry Ryan weighing two bass at 10 pounds, the Fighting Illini Bass Club repeated as champions of the Big Ten Classic, topping Penn State by five pounds.
More important, the field featured teams from eight Big Ten schools: Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Purdue, Michigan, Penn State, Michigan State and Indiana.
It’s another sign of the push bass fishing is making on campus. Fishermen even have been making noise about having tournament fishing recognized as an NCAA sport._
What do you think? Would you rather watch college basketball or college fishing this time of year?