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Samford Men's Basketball Outreach to Child Garners National Attention

Posted on 2013-10-09 by Zac Schrieber (205) 726-2802

A story about the relationship between the Samford University men's basketball team and 7-year-old Nathaniel "Biggie" Henderson has caught the attention of local and national news media. In a news conference this week, head coach Bennie Seltzer announced that Henderson had been "signed" to a national letter of intent at Samford.Biggie

Henderson is a 7-year-old native of Birmingham and was diagnosed with CLOVES Syndrome, a genetic overgrowth syndrome that has fewer than 100 diagnosed cases in the world.

The story has caught the attention of national news outlets such as ESPN and USA Today, among others.

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