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Women's Basketball designates Feb. 15 as cancer awareness game

Includes free T-shirts and postgame skills clinic for children in grades 6 and under

February 12, 2014

SMU Play4Kay Cancer Awareness EventDALLAS (SMU) - The SMU Women's Basketball program will participate in the Play4Kay initiative, seeking to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research.

SMU has designated its game against Houston Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. in Moody Coliseum as its Play4Kay game, in which the Mustangs will wear pink jerseys to be auctioned off with all proceeds going to breast cancer research.

There will also be a postgame skills clinic in conjunction with National Girls and Women in Sports Day for children in grades 6 and under, with instruction provided by members of the SMU women's basketball, volleyball soccer and equestrian teams.

Clinic participants will get to take part in an autograph session with the women's basketball team, and anyone who signs up in advance can purchase tickets to the game for $5. To sign up, click HERE.

The first 250 fans will receive a free pink SMU shirt, and will get the first opportunity to bid on the pink game jerseys. Other auction items include a basketball signed by the women's basketball team, a Larry Brown autographed basketball, and women's basketball shooting shirts.

Fans can donate directly to Play4Kay through SMU by clicking HERE, or by texting `4Kay SMU' to 85944 and replying `yes' via mobile phones for a $10 donation.

About Play4Kay

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation, is a charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women’s cancers through raising money for scientific research, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause.

To date, the Fund has contributed more than $3.8 million in support of women's cancer research.

Learn more.

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