Welcome to the Big Show
Out of my 64 initial selected images, we’re now down to eight. Fortunately or unfortunately, The Internet At Large agrees with my top-tier selections, because FIVE of the remaining 8 submissions had a 1-seed or 2-seed designation. Not too shabby.
Neck Pillow Region: “Sideline Quartet” vs. “South Dining Hall”
Your overall #1 seed, submitted into the Twittersphere by Chris Finke during the Navy game, received the most number of votes during the Sweet Sixteen round of voting. But opposite this excellent submission is the iconic campus placement of the original #BKhomeboy….with Da Vinci’s table from the original Last Supper to really give it a good Renaissance composition.
Briefcase Region: “Brian O’Lantern” vs. “Crossing the Delaware”
I’m still unclear if this is an *actual* pumpkin carving, or if this is a next-level photoshop image. Either way, #BKhomeboy is all about taking two pieces of candy.
And I underestimated the power of the opponent here with an 8-seed, because Notre Dame, like George Washington, has long fought for Independence.
Dark Socks Region: “Blowout Reading” vs “Tailgate Visitor”
This top seed baaaaaaarely squeaked by in the Sweet Sixteen so I’d say this is vulnerable for the upset….even moreso when considering that this upstart 12-seed has been on a tear. #BKhomeboy is truly a man for all seasons, whether celebrating in sunny skies or in the permacloud.
And shoutout to Florida State for being prominently involved in both sides of this matchup — this is the closest they’ll get to making the top-4 anything in football for a while.
Sunglasses Region: “Fuller Cobras” vs. “Michigan (Come Get Your) Man”
The seeding says #1 vs #12, but y’all should know by now of the next-level work put forward by these two masters. DeShone Kizer had zero chill after threading the needle to Will Fuller in his first meaningful appearance, but Brian Kelly knew this was just another day at the office.
If that UVA image has one portrayal of the communal agony of defeat, its competing counterpart displays the isolating loneliness of seeking a better environment via transfer and being so, so very wrong about that.
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