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Of the 68 teams in the NCAA Tournament, 9 are from Catholic schools. Why so many? Religion News Service reveals the answer.

“Strange as it may sound, the composition of March Madness brackets may have a lot to do with the Irish potato famine, American nativism and 20th-century Italian demographics.”

http://www.religionnews.com/2014/03/26/add-basketball-catholic-colleges-springtime-rituals/

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