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Madness, finally, was a half-court shooting contest in which the winner received an autographed basketball with the signatures of five Nobel Prize winners, all of whom teach at Caltech. It could only happen here. Fittingly, while they struggled to make free throws, one of the students sank the Nobel shot.
"I remember seeing a night like this when I was at Georgia Tech," said Jean-Lou Chameau, the school's president. "This, I'd say, is a little different."
A little different. A lot cooler.