Julia-Louis Dreyfus offers splendid tribute to Northwestern’s first NCAA tourney bid

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a former Northwestern attendee, showed up for Wednesday's game with husband Brad Hall
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Julia-Louis Dreyfus’ son, Charlie Hall, is a player on the Northwestern men’s basketball team. And the actress took to Twitter for a perfect way to congratulate the Wildcats, who finally are going to the NCAA tournament.

Yes, Northwestern is going dancing … for the first time.

Dreyfus retweeted a video that shows her son has some of mom’s acting prowess.

The Wildcats celebrated Sunday when they learned they would be dancing.

They will play Vanderbilt on Thursday in Salt Lake City in an 8-9 matchup between schools known better for academics than athletics.

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