Ali Farokhmanesh: Northern Iowa’s Shrewd Conquerer

Posted by Christopher Kamrani on March-21-2010 Add Comments

On the first day of spring, No. 1 has fallen.

Not exactly "do you believe in miracles?", but it's faultlessly uttered. 

Speaking of faultless, how about that March Madness brouhaha?

While we're on the page of difficult words to spell and pronounce, why don't we get right down to the nitty gritty. 

Ali Farokhmanesh. Listed at six foot even, he looks to be at most, 5' 9", tops.

Farokhmanesh looks shorter than every other dude out on the court and doesn't seem like he'll ever be an NBA star, let alone cruise on a roster. 

But, holy hell, what a ballsy introduction. 

All quintessential, trite sports analogies aside, the little man took Goliath to school. And then s...

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