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Bill Simmons Tried To Troll Oregon, Failed Spectacularly

Bill Simmons tries to troll Oregon with tweet.

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Former ESPNer Bill Simmons - now the owner and operator of The Ringer - attended college at Holy Cross, which landed a 16-seed in this year's NCAA Tournament. Friday, the Crusaders take on 1-seed Oregon for the right to play in the round of 32. As such, Simmons attempted to poke fun at the Ducks' program - but somehow failed miserably in the process.

Simmons took to Twitter this morning, posting a photo of the 1947 Holy Cross squad that won the national title, asking Oregon fans to show him a photo of their national championship team. Clearly, he didn't they they've ever had one. Except they do - Oregon won the first NCAA Tournament, back in 1939. Simmons quickly admitted defeat.

">March 18, 2016

">@BillSimmons Here it is. See you at 4:27 PST. Game On!! pic.twitter.com/TnRhcz6mOd

— William (John) Moore (@akajtg)

@BillSimmons Here it is. See you at 4:27 PST. Game On!! pic.twitter.com/TnRhcz6mOd

— William (John) Moore (@akajtg) March 18, 2016

">March 18, 2016

">@akajtg:

Where is Oregon's NCAA championship team photo? pic.twitter.com/BP12ahS4kE

— Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) March 18, 2016

">@BillSimmons Here it is. See you at 4:27 PST. Game On!! pic.twitter.com/wYfchlL2Tt

— Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons)

Touche!!! 1939 vs. 1947 - tonight at 7:30! RT @akajtg: @BillSimmons Here it is. See you at 4:27 PST. Game On!! pic.twitter.com/wYfchlL2Tt

— Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) March 18, 2016

">March 18, 2016

The two programs may have the same number of national championship teams, but we don't think tonight's game will be anywhere close to even. Simmons probably should have done some quick research before firing off his tweet.