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Can't talk about the national title without mentioning Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio

Updated: November 6, 2012, 4:50 PM ET
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

There is no consensus on why the town of Rising Sun, Ind., was given its name. One legend says John James named the town when the settler, simply struck by the view of the rising sun over the Kentucky hills, went with the obvious.

Descendants of an earlier settler, Robert Huston, insist it was Huston who came up with the name after his party paused on a spot downriver to allow a pregnant woman a comfortable place to give birth. Daybreak was so beautiful, the ...

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