Archive Blog NCAA Bracket Betting on Jewish anniversary


Duke North Carolina tip off
The 2012 NCAA tournament tips off now, with 64 teams competing for the championship. The Archive Blog likes first-seeded University of North Carolina Tar Heels to win the basketball tourney.
In a profile of standout UNC payer Harrison Barnes, The Atlantic points out that the sophomore has a chance to lead UNC to the championship in New Orleans — 30 years after Michael Jordan achieved the same feat in that city.

Archive Blog fans have another fabled anniversary to rest their hopes on: UNC’s Hillel building was dedicated 60 years ago in April.

BONUS TRIVIA: In 2003, the NCAA was praised by the Anti-Defamation League for offering to accommodate the Sabbath observance of which tournament-bound team? Answer here.

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