University of Tulsa men's basketball team offering morning mentoring for kids

Posted at 12:37 PM, Jul 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-20 13:39:09-04

TULSA - Tulsa University's men's basketball team took on what's likely to be its smallest competitors Wednesday morning.

CAP Tulsa, an early learning school for low-income students ages 0-4, hosted the team. They ran drills, shot free-throws and brought a few smiles to little faces along the way. 

CAP Tulsa Director of Donor Relations Amanda Viles said the kids were so excited to spend time with the players. She called them their "heroes." 

TU Forward T.K. Edogi said it's important for the team to give back. He personally knows what kind of impact it can have. "I remember when I was their age, some old guys from college, NBA came to my boys and girls and club, and my school. They showed us the fundamentals of the game," he said. 

CAP Tulsa urges any and all community members to get involved with the school. Volunteers can teach, play or just spend time with the kids. 

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