By September, however, she had still not received the invite.
Dawn Staley and her champion South Carolina Gamecocks are still waiting for their invite to the White House. "As I've been saying since our practices for this season started, all of our focus is on the season ahead".
The White House is holding Collegiate National Champions Day on Friday. "The only invitation we're thinking about", Staley said in a statement, "is to the 2018 N.C.A.A. tournament". "We'll go to the White House".
SC head women's basketball coach Dawn Staley made her first remarks Friday after releasing a statement saying her team was skipping a White House invitation to focus on the season.
"We haven't gotten an invitation yet and that in itself speaks volumes", Staley said, per Doug Feinberg of the Associated Press. The University of North Carolina men's basketball team, which won the NCAA championship in April, was also prevented from visiting because of scheduling issues. "I don't know what else has to happen". The Gamecocks defeated Clemson on Thursday night and have a practice scheduled for Friday in preparation for facing Wofford on Sunday.
Staley, who is in California this weekend running her first USA Basketball camp as the national team's head coach, has been to the White House before.
The Gamecocks are now 3-0 and have a home matchup against Wofford on Sunday.
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Brandon Peters injured in MI loss to Wisconsin
MI got more bad news on its next drive when Peters was injured on a late hit and replaced by John O'Korn for the rest of the game. Hornibrook was under constant pressure and sacked three times, all of which killed promising drives for the Badgers.
Cold front brings rain and wind Saturday night
A northwest wind of 8 to 13 miles per hour , gusting as high as 18 miles per hour , will become light northwest after midnight. Monday morning will be the coldest with lows ranging from the mid 30s north of I-10 to the low 40s at the coast.
Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017
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With Blake Shelton, Christmas Is Always Merry
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