R-4 (Best Light Feature): Popcorn kid delights crowd at UI basketball games

R-4 (Best Light Feature): Popcorn kid delights crowd at UI basketball games: Play now!

This entry consists of a feature story profiling one of the most well known fans at University of Illinois men's basketball games.  It aired on February 22nd, 2013.  The anchor lead for the story read as follows:  As the Illini basketball seasons come and go, so, too, do the fans.  But there's one super-fan this year who might have some staying power.  Tim Ditman has more.  The anchor tag for the story read as follows:  Watts says the popcorn gimmick all started as a way to get on the video board on the Assembly Hall, and it took off from there.  He says he plans to stick with it as long as it stays popular and says dancing is a great way for him to blow off steam from school.


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