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Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

 

November 17, 2017



WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined the invitation.

The White House says 18 NCAA teams will attend a reception at the executive mansion.

"We did hear from the White House about attending (Friday's) event, but we will not be able to attend," South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said in a statement Thursday night. "As I've been saying since our practices for this season started, all of our focus is on the season ahead. The only invitation we are thinking ab...



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