While most people saw Louisville's loss to Morehead State as nothing more than a loss in their bracket, gay fans have a special reason to cheer. 13th-seeded Morehead State's Kenneth Faried, a top NBA prospect, earlier this year revealed his mother is a lesbian; And he had nothing but wonderful things to say about her, her wife, or their relationship. So despite not having picked the upset, take solace that one good, gay-friendly guy experienced something wonderful Thursday afternoon.
By the way, having not watched more than two minutes of college basketball all season, I'm 10th out of 130 participants in our Outsports bracket pool. Of course, I'll plummet tomorrow. One player, Rob Skelton, got 15 out of 16 games right yesterday. His one miss: Morehead State.