Great Moments in Tournament History: Princeton upsets UCLA

03/14/2015

Princeton 1996Pete Carril and the Princeton Tigers were a constant thorn in the side of some of the biggest names in NCAA basketball history, as they’d taken Georgetown, Arkansas and Villanova down to the wire in the NCAA Tournament over the years.

But it took until Carril’s 29th and final year as the head coach for them to get over the hump, defeating defending champions UCLA in the first round of the 1996 tournament.

Kevin Kugler has the story of another Great Moment in Tournament History.

(Listen to Great Moments in Tournament History: Princeton upsets UCLA)

Westwood One gets you ready for the most exciting three weeks on the sports calender with Great Moments in Tournament History, as we look back on some of the most memorable teams and players in the tournament’s illustrious past.

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