Ok, I am going with the Emma/Sam style of reasoning...have I been to or near the named state/place? Which is the prettier name? I would like a butler, so I will choose Butler. Kim and Jim are from Kansas, so I will pick Kansas. Cornell puts out cool internet ornithological info such as birdsongs and id's, so that trumps that my brother went to Stanford, etc. etc. Fun!
My husband and I attended Indiana University back in 1987 when they won the tournament under legendary Coach Bob Knight (who by the way, hates the press, but is now a new, entertaining commentator for ESPN) therefore we feel this is the greatest moment ever in sports history: