Phil Martelli’s adorable grandson is going to the NCAA tournament (video)

March 16, 2014

Phil Martelli cuts down the net. (Mike Lawrie / Getty Images)

St. Joseph’s earned an NCAA tournament berth with a victory over VCU in the Atlantic-10 championship game today, but the grandson of Coach Phil Martelli stole the show.

Four-year-old Philip, just a couple of rows behind Grandpa, aped Grandpa’s every move from drawing up plays to crossing his arms. And he looked adorable wearing a sport coat and an grownup’s tie.

Philip has done postgame press conferences this season, too. Let’s see the other March Madness coaches top this.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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Cindy Boren · March 16, 2014