It went viral - big time. As in coast to coast. Around the world. I'm sure even extra terrestrials heard about it. For about a week, it was the hot water-cooler subject throughout the land.
It drew the attention and "admiration" of mega-hoops stars LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. It was featured on ESPN; NBC, ABC and CBS news; the Today Show and Good Morning America had special segments about it; even President Barack Obama commented on the unique "achievement." I'd be willing to bet a sawbuck or two Honey Boo Boo was aware it happened. That's how big it was.
Every form of media known to man and woman told the story over and over again. At first, I was just as dumbfounded, impressed as everyone else ... at first, that is. Since then, I've had time to absorb the entire story, dissect it, mull it over ... if you will ... but the more I think about it, the more upset I become.
To someone who may have just arrived from a galaxy far, far away, the story went like this:
Jack Taylor, a 5-10 senior guard from Black River Falls, Wis., scored an unfathomable 138 points in Grinnell College's 179-104 victory over Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary, which isn't an NCAA school or even an NAIA institution for God's sake.
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