According to sports journalist Peter Kennelly, only three teams which wear orange-colored jerseys have won the NCAA basketball title since the championship tournament began in 1939.
These teams include Syracuse University, who won it in 2003; Texas Western now Texas-El Paso in 1966; and Oklahoma State, who grabbed the title in 1945 and 1946 when they were called Oklahoma A&M.
This doesnt bode well for other championship hopefuls and orange jersey-wearers such as University of Texas and University of the Pacific.
Still, orange-jerseyed teams need to make a switch fast if they want to improve their chances because the NCAA tournament begins March 17 and ends April 4 in St. Louis, Missouri.
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