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Blessed are the NCAA underdogs

Abilene Christian University’s stunning 53-52 win over the University of Texas at the NCAA Basketball Championship Tournament is a great example of why the annual event is called “March Madness.” It was ACU’s second trip to the “big dance,” and its first win in the biggest basketball upset since David bested Goliath. Abilene radio sportscaster Grant Boone mentioned, “Blessed are the poor” during the broadcast, pointing to UT’s $200 million athletic budget and ACU’s upwards of $20 million. It was ACU’s biggest basketball win in school history, equaled only by an individual athlete, Olympic gold medalist Bobby Morrow, known for making tracks ...

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