January 6, 2012

2009 Miami

Miami, Florida

March 2009

Dave at the KC NAIA Tournament on 3/18 Dave, Nick & Terry at NCAA round 1 in KC on 3/19


The old town hall in Coconut Grove

Meanwhile, the crew meets up with cousin Paul at Scotty’s in Coconut Grove

Day 2 

Our view at lunch from the Bayside Market Place

American Airlines Arena

Dave enjoying his sides at a Nicaraguan Steak House

The scoreboard (Used by the Miami Heat)

Cleveland State upsets Wake Forest!

Day 3

Big Alligator at Coopertown Airboat Rides

Our new alligator handler, Dave

Miami Beach

Art Deco District in South Beach

Day 4

Final day of games in the best seats we have ever had.

Other Memorable Moments

Our Town Place Suites hotel
Pros: Seperate bedrooms
Cons: A granola bar in a basket posing as continental breakfast

Great seats after a drought of poor seating for several years.

Each photo above represents one day, click on any one to see the days
photos or click on the mosaic to go see them at


The Games

3) Syracuse              
|  Syracuse
14) Stephen F Austin   |              
4) Wake Forest  
 Cleveland State*
13) Cleveland State    
5) Utah    
12) Arizona   |
6) Arizona State   |
 Arizona State  
11) Temple   |
* upsets

Highest Final Seat: Arizona and Syracuse to the Elite 8