First celebrity spotted at Columbia's Colonial Life Arena for March Madness

Miami Herald
First celebrity spotted at Columbia's Colonial Life Arena for March Madness
First celebrity spotted at Columbia's Colonial Life Arena for March Madness

The first NCAA Tournament game in Columbia since 1970 brought at least one famous fan. Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young, who is second in scoring among NBA rookies, was on the front row Friday afternoon to watch his former team, ninth-seeed Oklahoma beat eighth-seeded Ole Miss 95-72. “The team didn't know I was coming,” Young said. “Some of the coaches knew.” Young's former teammates spotted him on the sideline halfway through the first half, sophomore Read Streller said. “We saw him over on the sideline and we were like, 'Alright, let's go, let's get after it,'” Streller said. “It was sweet having him back and being able to celebrate with him. Young did not address the Sooners before the game

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