‘Anything is feasible’: Princeton’s dance into the Sweet 16 captures the web
In 2021, we had Oral Roberts. In 2022, we had Saint Peter’s. And in 2023, now we have (at the least) Princeton.
The Tigers dismantled Missouri on Saturday to change into the third straight No. 15 seed to achieve the Sweet 16 — and the second consecutive such workforce to hail from New Jersey.
Even extra emotionally, Princeton did so within the first NCAA males’s basketball event to be held after the loss of life of legendary former head coach Pete Carril in August 2022. Princeton’s present head coach, Mitch Henderson, was a participant for Carril when the Tigers upset No. 2 UCLA as a No. 15 seed in 1997.
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But now Henderson has taken the Tigers even farther into the fashionable version of March Madness than even the legendary Carril, and guard Blake Peters summed it up greatest postgame, channeling his inside Kevin Garnett.
Social media, in the meantime, had loads of enjoyable celebrating one other Cinderella workforce from New Jersey. They may quickly be joined by No. 16-seed Fairleigh Dickinson if the Knights can beat Florida Atlantic on Sunday after surprising No. 1 Purdue on Friday.
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