John Gasaway examines the entire history of Catholic college basketball in the United States. We see just how many different teams, coaches and athletes have contributed to a reputation for basketball excellence, from the University of San Francisco to Georgetown, Gonzaga and Villanova.
A Jesuit university, Gonzaga, is the #1 seed in the N.C.A.A. men's basketball tournament. But three other Jesuit schools—Creighton, Loyola Chicago and Georgetown—are also poised for deep March Madness runs.