University of Illinois Mt. Rushmore - March 2022
This week, ESPN posted a pre-tour-na-ment piece that detailed the fight song, colors, mascot and 'notable alumni' of all 64 teams that made it into March Madness this year. My Fighting Illini were included in the piece and what ESPN listed there kicked off a text conversation that I had with Equation Boy/Man about the University of Illinois Mount Rushmore and who would be on it.
Here's what ESPN included:what the list looks like for Yale University. This is what I'd call the 'royal treatment'.
This is what some folks would call 'Fake News'. Or...perhaps....media bias.