Originally written on Rumors and Rants  |  Last updated 11/20/14
I wasn’t even a twinkle in my father’s eye in 1976. But the year is one of my favorites. And it’s not because it’s the year which produced three of my all-time favorite movies (“Rocky,” “All The President’s Men” and “Midway”). The year 1976 is known for one thing – at least as far as I’m concerned: the last time a men’s college basketball team finished the season undefeated. I never saw the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers play in person, but as an IU alum I take just as much pride in that group as I do the 2002 team which reached the national title game when I was a student in Bloomington. Perfection is timeless. Well, the Hoosiers are unbeaten again and ranked atop college basketball. But IU has plenty of unblemished friends. With Colorado State’s loss Wednesday night, 18 teams in Division I remain unbeaten. Now it’s not even Christmas, so it’s far too premature to start thinking undefeated seasons. But then again, when your alma mater is one of the team’s without a loss, it’s nev
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