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Joe Boozell | NCAA.com | February 25, 2016

Western Michigan wears ‘Kalamazoo Strong’ shirts

Six people were killed in a shooting spree on Saturday night in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Western Michigan’s men’s and women’s basketball teams are showing their support for the victims by wearing 'Kalamazoo Strong' shirts.

It’s hard to glean any positives from a situation like this, but it was a kind gesture from Western Michigan nonetheless. Men’s head coach Steve Hawkins said it was important for his team to show immediate support for the people of Kalamazoo, and it’s difficult to disagree with him on that front.

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