March 13, 2017— Two Goretti Boys Basketball alumni will star in March’s biggest college sporting series, the NCAA March Madness Division I Basketball Tournament. Thomas Blake, a senior guard at University of North Dakota, and Martin Geben, a junior forward at University of Notre Dame, both graduated from St. Maria Goretti and headed into the two Division I programs.
The University of North Dakota, 2016-17 Big Sky Tournament Champions, made it to the March Madness tournament for the first time in Division I history (since 2008-09). “They [will] be a No. 15 seed in the West Regional and face No. 2 seed Arizona in Thursday’s fourth game in Salt Lake City, Utah.” at 9:50 p.m.
Across the country, #5 Notre Dame will play #12 Princeton Thursday, March 16th in Buffalo, New York at 12:15 p.m.