Delightful article about the "Connecticut Assassin Association"* which contains an inspiring message for patriots, underdogs, dreamers, rule-honorers, system-beaters, etc., etc.
GMU's president gets it: "In the middle of the on-court celebration was school president Dr. Alan Merten. He has center-court seats for home games and is probably one of the team's biggest boosters. Merten acknowledged that while the university has had two Nobel Prize winners since 1986, the reality is that, at the presidential level, the Final Four can drive conversation.
'I'm going to be at a different table now,' Merten said. 'I walked by a room the other day that had 10 of our top biologists, some of the best in the world. I walk by and I hear one guy say, 'I was worried about the score at halftime [when Mason was down seven to North Carolina].' So, they weren't talking biology. What this means to us, we don't know yet. One thing it does mean is that we did it right. We did it right.' "