The face of Tuesday's 24-hour college basketball tip-off marathon wasn't a player, a coach or even a mascot.
It was two energy drink-pounding elderly women.
But was it too perfect? Does the Rock Star sticker on one of the women's vests suggest that the scene was staged? Some have suggested so, while others have said the stickers were free handouts at the game. I reached out to Wichita State officials to see if they have any idea who the women are, but the email was not immediately returned.
Hopefully the moment was authentic and not staged. It's more enjoyable to imagine the two women marveling that they've become overnight social media stars rather than counting their Rock Star endorsement money.
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