I've finally made my d1 Collegiate Basketball debut. Oddly, though I'm not actually a student, no one seems to care! I've been playing pick-up games and practicing with the Mzumbe basketball team for about a year now. They've invited me many times to come play in their games, and I finally took them up on it and went. Got to be the token white guy for the evening. It was fun!
Naturally, in a place that always makes sense, it was the red team vs the red team. And it rained on us, but oh we played on! I went home with a rather red bruised up knee that was full of gravel, but it was well worth the fun of cheering on my friends and playing a few minutes alongside them. You can recognize me in the pictures as the one with the oldest, rattiest shoes... I really need to catch up with the times.
Mzumbe's best and youngest fans braved the rain to cheer on the team!