Old lang syne

It’s going to be a sad weekend here at Hoopism, as McArthur Court at the University of Oregon will stage its last basketball game Saturday. The Ducks’ new basketball headquarters will be Knight Arena, as Mac Court, aka “The Pit” closes its doors after almost 100 years.

This was where my rabid, irrational passion for the game of basketball was born, nurtured and released. They used to call the fans “deranged idiots” in the late 70’s and early 80’s, and that came to include me.

Thanks, Mac Court. I’ll always love you to death.