Is 38-1 better than 18-1? That is the question for New York Giants fans to ponder on this sunny Easter morning.
Congratulations to the Wisconsin Badgers, who reached the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament finals by ending the Kentucky Wiildcats' dreams of a perfect season with a well-deserved 71-64 victory.
Kentucky was trying to become the first undefeated team in men's college basketball since the 1975-76 Indiana Hoosiers. The Giants prevented the Patriots from becoming the NFL's first perfect team since the 1972 Miami Dolphins.
The view here is the Giants' victory over New England is the far greater upset. Wisconsin's victory Saturday night was a tremendous achievement, but not actually that big of an upset. The Badgers are 36-3. Throughout the NCAA Tournament, analysts have pointed to the Badgers -- because of their size, experience and a multitude of other factors -- as a team with the ability to end Kentucky's run at a historic season. Nobody thought the Giants had a chance to beat the Patriots. The 10-6 Giants had to fight to reach the playoffs, while New England was steamrolling toward history.
Your thoughts, Giants fans? Which is better, 18-1 or 38-1?