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The Village School makes “Let Maori Play” t-shirts

The Village School makes “Let Maori Play” t-shirts
The Village School players wanted to show their support for Davenport. Via Vype

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HOUSTON – Every Wednesday, Doug Brotherton and his team have a discussion on a topic at The Village School.

They call it Wisdom Wednesday.

The most recent discussion centered on Alabama high school star Maori Davenport and her situation.

"It led to a great team discussion," Brotherton said. "At the end, I asked the girls if they wanted to do something. They said, 'yes', and we have used this as an opportunity to teach our players how to respectfully use our platform, within athletics."

Davenport (Rutgers-commit) has been in national conversations on her being declared ineligible for her senior year by the Alabama High School Athletic Association over what has turned out to be an administrative error by USA Basketball.


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