When North Carolina players approached the free throw line during their Tuesday night game at Indiana, they tried to prevent the faces staring back at them from being a distraction. Very big faces.
Many members of the Hoosiers student section at Assembly Hall came to the game toting blow-ups of several celebrity faces. Among those featured (H/T Matt Lombardi of College Spun):
- The Grinch
- Bill Simmons
- Big Bird
- Woody from Toy Story
- Cast members of “The Real Housewives of Orange County”
- Honey Boo Boo
- Gus Johnson
- Louis C.K.
It would be unfair to write about this without also mentioning “The Show,” the student section at San Diego State basketball games which gained notoriety for doing this all the way back in 2011. Some college sports fan trends just never get old.