Office pools around the United States will be collecting brackets over the next 24 hours with the NCAA Tournament (minus the First Four) kicking off on Thursday.
There will be some differing opinions in the Colts locker room for sure with bragging rights on the line for alma maters.
A total of 21 Colts have their former colleges in this year’s NCAA Tournament with Joe Reitz (Western Michigan) having a direct connection.
Reitz played basketball at Western Michigan from 2004-2008 for current Broncos head coach Steve Hawkins. A former Indiana All-Star at Hamilton Southeastern High School, Reitz finished his four years at WMU as the school’s third all-time leading scorer and rebounder.
So where do the allegiances lie for the rest of the Colts:
-No. 1 Florida: Xavier Nixon, Chris Rainey
-No. 1 Virginia: Cam Johnson
-No. 2 Michigan: Martell Webb
-No. 3 Iowa State: Josh Lenz, David Sims
-No. 3 Syracuse: Arthur Jones
-No. 4 San Diego State: Lance Louis
-No. 5 UCLA: Justin Hickman, Sheldon Price
-No. 6 Ohio State: Dan “Boom” Herron
-No. 6 North Carolina: Hakeem Nicks
-No. 7 Connecticut: Darius Butler, Donald Thomas
-No. 7 Texas: Cory Redding
-No. 10 Stanford: Coby Fleener, Delano Howell, Andrew Luck, Griff Whalen
-No. 13 Delaware: Marcus Burley
-No. 14 Western Michigan: Joe Reitz
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