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Indiana's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Updated: February 2, 2009, 6:50 PM ET
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ESPN reviewed the submissions and discussions on your state/region's conversation page. The four figures on Indiana's Sports Rushmore are below:

Larry Bird (French Lick, Indiana State Sycamores) - Bird led Indiana State to the 1979 NCAA Championship game before starring in the NBA with the Boston Celtics.

Bob Knight (Indiana Hoosiers) - Knight led Indiana to three NCAA titles, 11 Big Ten titles, 24 NCAA Tournament appearances and five Final Fours.

Peyton Manning (Indianapolis Colts) - The three-time NFL MVP was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1998 draft and was the Super Bowl XLI MVP.

John Wooden - The three-time Indiana High School All-State player (won one state title) went onto become a three-time All-American at Purdue (won 1932 National Title) before coaching at Indiana State from 1946-48.

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