Tuesday, March 8, 2011

With playoff win, team plays tribute to fallen player on the court

http://edition.cnn.com/2011/US/03/08/michigan.basketball.death/(CNN) -- Wes Leonard's teammates charged into the gym Monday night, wearing T-shirts emblazoned with his number -- 35 -- and the phrase, "Never forgotten." Fans erupted in a standing ovation and wiped away tears during a moment of silence before the tipoff.
On the night before mourners gather for Leonard's funeral, teammates paid tribute to the 16-year-old Michigan student who died last week shortly after scoring a winning shot. The shot clinched an undefeated season for the Fennville High School Blackhawks.

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