The “Northern Kentucky Norse” are, as it turns out, a real college basketball team that, even better, won the Horizon League championship on Tuesday night.
ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla was doing the game, and got so delighted at one point that he recycled Famous 20th Century Hype Man Flavor Flav’s signature line.
Fran, if you’re reading, please continue to do this.
The reason you haven’t heard of Northern Kentucky, by the way, is that this is the school’s first year as a Division I program, and it made the dadgum NCAA Tournament.
An early contender for America’s Underdog, 2017.