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My college basketball valentines

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Not everyone will be celebrating Valentine’s Day the same way today. Some folks are more traditional, opting for dinner and a night out with their sweetie. Other will have “Singles Awareness Day” and weep while they watch Nicholas Sparks movies by themselves.

As for me, I’ll be watching college basketball, and that’s all the love a guy could really ask for. I don’t need Dove chocolates or a bottle of wine. All I require is my beloved game of hardwood bliss and I’m all set.

So, in honor of this Holiday of Love, I complied a list of players, coaches, and teams who will be receiving a bouquet of roses and a homemade construction-paper Valentine’s Day card made from yours truly.

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Hump Day Hoops: Valentine’s Day Procrastinating

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Valentine’s Day is quickly creeping up on us, everyone — as if you needed reminding. If you’re like me, you’re waiting until the last damn possible moment to buy your sweetie that perfect gift from Walgreens and making reservations for that romantic dinner for two at O’Charley’s while wearing your best Rick Pitino knockoff suit. Well, let me help you procrastinate as much as possible by introducing you to your new side piece — Wednesday night college basketball, or as I like to call her, Hump Day Hoops.

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