Here’s a list of some of the colleges that have started out this year’s basketball season 3 – 0: the North Carolina Tar Heels, the Kentucky Wildcats and the Culinary Institute of America Steels.
Granted, CIA plays much weaker competition in the Hudson Valley conference, part of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association, but still, is beating Word of Life Bible by 16 points a laughing matter? (Don’t answer that.)
CIA’s commitment not just to cooking, but to athletics as well, came to light again when the New York Times covered the school yesterday in their sports section of all places. Though the Steels – yes, their mascot is a tool used to sharpen knives – also compete in soccer, cross country, tennis and volleyball, basketball is the school’s most recognizable sport.