GOP govs wager on Final Four

No one thought Cinderella teams Butler or Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) would face each other in the NCAA Final Four, and to celebrate, the governors of their respective states are placing a friendly wager.

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) (pictured here) has agreed to send Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R) a Virginia hand-cured country ham if the Butler Bulldogs win and make it to the championship game. But if VCU wins, Daniels will give McDonnell a "selection of duck products including a fully roasted half duck," from a Hoosier State farm. 

"I love the VCU story. If they somehow find a way to get past Butler, I'm for them," Daniels said in a statement.

“Both VCU and Butler are top-flight universities, on and off the court. While I echo Governor Daniels in noting that I love the Butler story, I part ways with my friend on the desired outcome of this game,” responded McDonnell.

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