IT WAS A DRESS REHEARSAL FOR THE TEAM...AND FOR THE
THE BAND FILLED THE COURTSIDE SEATS TO FIRE UP THE
PLAYERS AND THE FANS WHO GOT THEIR FIRST LOOK AT THE
BADGERS ON THE COURT FOR TOMORROW'S GAME.
30 MEMBERS OF THE BAND MADE THE TRIP TO DALLAS WITH
THEIR DIRECTOR, THE ONE AND ONLY MIKE LECKRONE.
WE CAUGHT UP WITH MIKE ON HIS WAY TO PRACTICE IN THE
LOBBY OF THE TEAM HOTEL.
MIKE LECKRONE/UW Marching Band Director:
LECKRONE WANTED THE BAND MEMBERS
TO ALSO HAVE AN EDUCATIONAL
EXPERIENCE WHILE THEY'RE HERE.
YESTERDAY, THE BAND VISITED DEALEY PLAZA AND THE TEXAS
BOOK DEPOSITORY HERE IN DALLAS, THE SITE WHERE PRESIDENT
KENNEDY WAS ASSASSINATED.
THREE BUSLOADS OF U-W MADISON STUDENTS ARE SET TO
ARRIVE IN ARLINGTON AROUND 10 TONIGHT.
THEY GOT UP BEFORE SUNRISE, AND LEFT THE KOHL CENTER
AROUND 7 THIS MORNING.
THE ROUND TRIP ROAD TRIP .
COST EACH STUDENT 100-DOLLARS.
DESPITE THE EARLY HOURS, BADGER FANS ARE EXCITED TO
BE PART OF THE FINAL FOUR.
ANGELA GALLITANO/UW MADISON SENIOR: it was really
impulsive but we're really glad we made it we put
the whole thing together in about two days and yea
it's going to be so worth it
TWO GIRLS ON BUS: we actually said before the season
started if they made it to the final four we were
going and it didn't matter how we were going to get
there or what we had to do we're just going to get
We both got our tickets a long time ago, like a month
STUDENTS WILL HEAD BACK TO MADISON.
AS MUCH AS I WANTED TO SAY SOMETHING BAD ABOUT THEM,
THEY WERE VERY NICE.
BUT SMART ABOUT WISCONSIN? THAT'S ANOTHER STORY.
2.30.33 I'm guesing you guys are Wisconsin fans, of
course, that's why we have blue on.
2.29.11 why do you want ky to win? Cuz my son went
there, did you have to pay out of state tuition for
that? Yes he did.
I had to pay out of state tuition… well that makes
sense you want a good return on your money.
2.22.27 tell me, what do you guys know about Wisconsin?
27.33 Corn, I don't know…
2.32.00 what do you know about Wisconsin? Cheese,
laughs, culvers, famous daves.
08 I think they have a basketball team.
2.22.39, okay well, what's their mascot? Blank, Emilie
I don't know this...
2.26.41 I know they can shoot real well and they can
shoot the ball well, so it should be a good matchup
2.32.17 what is the capital of Wisconsin? Can I google?
it should be green bay laughs.
now hey someone's going to say something about that…
Madison! Yeah awesome.
2.26.47 Who's going to win? Wi right ? No, KY 49
2.30.56 these freshmen are gonna get out there and
show them they can do it.
And they have such crazy fans, we go everywhere with
them, so… you guys are crazy? Crazy yes.
Ky fans … are crazy yes.
09 2.3.17 they do, this is like driving miss daisy,
he's been to the last 28 of he last 30 ncaa tournaments
2.31.47 what do you want to say to the wi fans out
there we appreciate you bringing culvers to Nashville,
it's a great place to eat… but we have to pull for
our Kentucky, sorry.
it is a great place, we have been thru Wisconsin,
33.10 I know you guys will be rooting for ky, we wish
you good luck but we're gonna pull for wicsonsin…
nice to meet you…