The week's good news: Feb. 23, 2023

It wasn't all bad!

Craig Caswell at American University.
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1. 442 games later, college basketball fan has seen every Division I men's team play

While sitting courtside at a Bowling Green vs. Wayne State basketball game in 2008, Craig Caswell discovered his love for college hoops. After going to most of that season's home games, he had an idea — what if he went to see every team in Division I play? Since then, he's attended 442 games in 131 venues in 36 states and Washington, D.C. "I was determined to basically consume as much college basketball as I could going forward," the 32-year-old Air Force program analyst told The Washington Post. He crossed his final team off the list on Saturday, when he saw American University play at home against Lehigh. He was joined by his wife, who has gone to dozens of games with him, and his mom and brother. "This feels more like a milestone than a conclusion," Caswell said. He expects to continue to take vacations where he both sightsees and goes to games, and looks forward to one day visiting UCLA's Pauley Pavilion, Kansas' Allen Fieldhouse, and the Palestra in Philadelphia. "I'll still go to more basketball games this season and beyond, only now with a fresh air of confidence with this achievement under my belt," Caswell told the Post.

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