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OU's foe makes emergency landing on way to OKC

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Posted at 3:29 PM, Mar 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-16 16:33:26-04

The Cal State Bakersfield men's basketball team had to make an emergency landing in Las Vegas due to a medical issue mid-flight.

The team was headed to Oklahoma City to compete in its first-ever NCAA men's basketball tournament.

A source confirmed with 23ABC, our Scripps station in Bakersfield, the team had to make the stop saying, "Nothing major. Medical issue for staff member. Back in air shortly."

A few hours later, their Twitter account confirmed their arrival in the Sooner State.

The Roadrunners play Oklahoma in the first round of the NCAA tournament Friday.

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