BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is attending Princeton University’s NCAA tournament game, but he’s not rooting for his state’s Ivy League university.

Christie is sitting a few rows behind Notre Dame’s bench Thursday in Buffalo and rooting for the Fighting Irish.

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The Republican has been friends with Notre Dame coach Mike Brey since he worked at the University of Delaware, from where Christie graduated.

Christie’s daughter Sarah is a student manager on the team.

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Christie’s son Andrew graduated from Princeton last year and played for its baseball team.

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