We get it.
All you DC hotshots have your Georgetown Hoyas. Or your George Washington whatever they're called.
But we have our American Eagles. And God Bless them.
Because this Friday, if American beats Colgate (Colgate!) in the Patriot League tournament championship game, the Eagles of AU are going to the Big Dance.
For the first time in 81 years.
When you wish upon a star...
(UPDATED) A reader wrote to remind us that we forgot to mention George Mason as a DC based basketball powerhouse.
So, our bad. You DC hotshots have the George Mason whatever they're called as well.