With powerful programs such as Georgetown, Gonzaga, Xavier, Creighton, and Marquette, Jesuit basketball is surely the strongest among religious-affiliated Division I schools. Or is it?
The Wall Street Journal classified schools by religious tradition and looked at the winning percentages of their basketball teams. The Jesuits finished behind six traditions, including (gasp!) the Dominicans. But many of these traditions are represented by only a few schools. The Jesuits have dozens.