Everything A Player Needs At March Madness

Michael Culpo, senior guard for NCAA tournament underdog Long Island University-Brooklyn, told BuzzFeed he’s bringing “only the essentials” on his five day trip to Columbus, OH. For a March Madness-bound basketball player, that means at least 8 pairs of game socks.

“We don’t play until Friday, but we leave on Tuesday and plan on being on the road at least until Sunday,” says Michael Culpo, LIU-Brooklyn senior who’s playing in his second straight NCAA tournament this week. 16 seeded LIU faces the #1 seed in their region Michigan State in their opening game as they attempt to pull off what’s never been done before - a 16 seed defeating a 1 seed. Just in case the impossible happens on Friday, Culpo is packed for two games.

(Photo Courtesy of Michael Culpo/LIU)

This is everything LIU-Brooklyn guard and March Madness-bound Michael Culpo needs for five days on the road:

1 pair of Adidas game shoes
1 pair of Nike sneakers
2 practice jerseys
2 pairs of practice shorts
2 game jerseys
2 pairs of game shorts
1 pair of casual dress shoes
1 pair of jeans
1 nice shirt
2 sets of warm-ups
1 belt
1 MacBook Pro
At least 8 pairs of game socks
Tons of underwear

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