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George Washington mistaken for Georgetown on NCAA Tourney shirt

Georgia v George Washington

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 3: Joe McDonald #22 of the George Washington Colonials takes a jump shot during a college basketball game against the Georgia Bulldogs on January 3, 2014 at the Smith Center in Washington, DC. The Colonials won 73-55. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Mitchell Layton

T-shirt mistakes are prone to happen in the ever-changing world of sports as we’ve already seen a big mistake on the Missouri Valley Conference tournament championship shirts earlier in the month as Wichita State fell victim to its first loss of the season -- in t-shirt form.

But the growing epidemic has gone all the way to the top as the NCAA’s official shop fell victim to a big t-shirt mistake on Monday.

The mistake was first discovered on Twitter by Adam Kelsey and Chris Chase at USA Today’s For The Win blog captured a screengrab as it appears George Washington, a No. 9 seed in the NCAA Tournament, was mistakenly replaced by crosstown, NIT-bound Georgetown on this NCAA official shirt.

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(USA Today)

You’ll notice Georgetown’s “G” logo is present instead of a “GW” logo that should be in place for George Washington. The shirt has since been corrected on the NCAA Tournament website with the proper logo and the shirt has been discontinued from further sales.

No. 9 seed George Washington faces No. 8 seed Memphis in the Round of 64 of the East Regional in Raleigh, North Carolina on Friday at 6:55 p.m.

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