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First Family Cheered at Basketball Game

'Students Called Out to Sasha and Malia.'

6:27 PM, Nov 17, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The Obamas are attending a University of Maryland basketball game in College Park, Maryland tonight. The home team is playing Oregon State, which is coached by Michelle Obama's brother. The fans are, apparently, excited to see the first family. 

Via the pool report:

Part two of the Sunday sports Marathon has begun.  The First Fan and family have arrived at Comcast Center for the Maryland-Oregon State game. 
Motorcade left White House at 5:14; arrived arena 5:42.

First family took their seats in first row behind OSU bench at 5:55 to cherts and applause.  Close call if tje Maryland dance team of attractive young women elicited almost as much enthusiasm.  President dressed casually in black jacket.  Some students called. out to Sasha and Malia.

Part one of "the Sunday sports Marathon" was President Obama's golf-outing.

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