March Madness has been a long-standing tradition since 1939 where 68 men’s Division 1 college basketball teams compete against one another in order to become the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) champion. This tournament was established at Ohio State University by Coach Herald Olsen and since the creation it has been one of the most popular sporting events besides the Super Bowl.
The tournament officially starts on Tuesday, March 14 and runs until Monday, April 3. The series of basketball games are played in different segments starting with the First Four, First and Second Rounds, Sweet 16 and Elite Eight concluding with the Final Four and National Championship.
The Sunday Selection revealed that two New Jersey teams Princeton University and Seton Hall University will be featured in this year’s basketball tournament. Number 12 Princeton University will be playing number five Notre Dame University on Thursdar, March 16 at 12:15 PM on CBS. Number eight Seton Hall University is playing number eight Arkansas University at 1:30 PM on TNT.
Hip New Jersey would like to wish both the Princeton Trigers and Seton Hall Pirates good luck in their upcoming games. We hope to see the two of them in the Final Four!