Sunday, January 30, 2005

Media Hype

The only thing missing from Illinois' celebration of 100 years of basketball yesterday was the ESPN Gameday crew. Otherwise, a run as an undefeated number one that is starting to last months instead of weeks combined with the Centennial Celebration is proving to be a storyline that the media can't refuse. And why not? Athletic stories that make the tears jerk in storybook fashion are a close second to controversy when it comes to generating media hype.

Rather than go through and list every single story, Illinitalk decided to pick out it's favorite, which just so happens to be Tupper the Superstar's column. For a complete list of stories, John Brumbaugh did a magnificent wrap-up on the Illiniboard.

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