Sweet 16 with Joe Lunardi

March 24, 2021

Moderated by Phil Wilhelm

Sweet 16 with Joe Lunardi 
Date & Time
Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us on March 24th for an exclusive look inside college basketball's biggest tournament along with special guest host Joe Lunardi of ESPN. Known as the “Godfather of Bracketology,” few analysts can match Lunardi’s passion and insight into tournament participants and matchups.  ​

With the opening two rounds complete, Lunardi will take you inside the tournament, recapping some of the stunning results that have already happened, while providing previews of each of the regional finals that will be taking place as a part of the following weekends action. ​

The event will conclude with a moderated Q&A session tapping into the encyclopedic basketball knowledge of Joe Lunardi where he'll reveal his favorites in the upcoming games and who he thinks will be crowned on the road to the championship.  ​


Talent Bio: Joe Lunardi is the resident Bracketologist for ESPN. He invented Bracketology and has been projecting the NCAA Tournament field for ESPN.com since its inception. Each year, Lunardi breaks down the Tournament hopefuls, provides year-round team analysis, and offers real-time, in-season bracket updates of potential seedings and pairings. His frequent appearances from the “Bracket Bunker” have become a staple of college basketball telecasts across ESPN networks.​

Prior to joining ESPN full-time, Lunardi spent more than 30 years as head of communications and marketing for his alma mater, Saint Joseph’s University. Lunardi was raised on Saint Joseph’s and Philadelphia Big 5 basketball, writing for the Philadelphia Bulletin and Delaware County (Pa.) Daily Times before becoming a long-time editor with the Blue Ribbon College Basketball Year.