By Cliff Brunt
AP Sports Writer 

March Madness sprinkled with international flavor

 

March 17, 2017



TULSA, Okla. (AP) — New Mexico State and Baylor will take March Madness all over the world.

Their NCAA Tournament game on Friday will feature 10 players who were born outside of the United States. New Mexico State has seven of them, and its coach, Paul Weir, is from Toronto. France, Ivory Coast, Kenya, India, Australia, Belgium, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Canada all will be represented by birth or heritage when the two teams take the court.

"It's great," said New Mexico State's Johnathon Wilkins, who was born in France and grew up in Belgium. "I like the diversity on the team. It's really...



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