American BB Teams Traveling in Barcelona, Spain Safe From Terrorists

Posted: August 19, 2017 in AVC Men's Basketball

Antelope Valley College’s players receive scholarship’s to universities all over the United States.  Many of these universities traveling internationally every summer to play basketball.  Add to that, AVC has/had 20 professional players playing for basketball teams all over the world.  It is a dream come true for these young men and one does not think about  terrorism affecting the players but, the article below reminds us all that the world is not a safe place.

terroist barcellonaRepresentatives of four major men’s college basketball teams in the midst of a tour of Spain said Thursday that students and staffers are safe after several people were killed by a rogue van in Barcelona in what authorities are calling a terrorist attack.

Clemson University men’s basketball team said in a Twitter post that its “entire travel party is safe and secure” after the attack. The Tigers had been scheduled to play an exhibition game against the Barcelona All-Stars on Friday.

“Their exhibition game for tonight has been canceled and the team will return to Clemson as previously scheduled tomorrow morning,” the team said in a statement. “Our thoughts are with the people of Barcelona and those injured at this time.”

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