When the Princeton men's basketball team saw that it would have to face No. 1 seed Georgetown in the first round of the 1989 NCAA tournament, sophomore guard Jerry Doyle thought, "Why don't we just go to spring break and find some other guys to go to Providence?"
Good thing they didn't.
The Pete Carill-coached Tigers played one of the greatest games in college basketball history and relieved the mounting pressure to eliminate mid-majors from March Madness. The tournament would not be what it is today -- a billion-dollar enterprise that stops America for two weeks -- without the yesterday of March 17, 1989, and a game brought vividly back to life in this film.
Aired: 18 Mar 2015