Alas, the 30-year old glass slipper had cracked.
Either that, or it just didn’t fit anymore after sitting in Cal State Fullerton’s closet since 1978.
Cal State Fullerton gave the bullies of the Big Ten all they could handle, and then some.
The undersized Titans battled Wisconsin deep into the second half before the Badgers prevailed 71-56 in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Badgers won the game. The Titans won respect.
‚ÄúThey‚Äôre smaller,‚Äù Wisconsin forward Brian Butch said, ‚Äúbut that didn‚Äôt mean a whole lot.‚Äù
There’s always next year!