March Madness 2012: Previewing the 8 Jesuit Colleges in the NCAA Tournament

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March Madness 2012: Previewing the 8 Jesuit Colleges in the NCAA Tournament
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Two Jesuit schools in Georgetown and Marquette faced off in Milwaukee on March 3rd.

Magis means “the more,” and for each one of the eight Jesuit schools that have reached the NCAA tournament, it will be vying for one more game of life each time it takes the court. From this point on, it’s all about one more. 

This slideshow will break down each of the Jesuit institutions and their odds of making a run for the national title. All of that of course happening “for the greater glory of God.” (ad majorem Dei gloriam)

Little-known fact: St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits, was a big college hoops fan and would distribute brackets to the less fortunate back in the day.

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