Teams from across the country are responding to Houston coach Kelvin Sampson's request for help for the residents of flood-ravaged Texas.
The Cougars' coach posted this message on Twitter on Monday afternoon:
— Coach Kelvin Sampson (@CoachSampsonUH) August 28, 2017
The response on social media has been overwhelming. The Bishop Gorman High School basketball team in Las Vegas appeared to send one of the first responses on Twitter.
— Bishop Gorman Bball (@BG_Basketball) August 28, 2017
From there, Sampson kept retweeting messages of support.
— Arizona Basketball (@APlayersProgram) August 28, 2017
— JakePresutti (@JakePresutti) August 29, 2017
It wasn't just basketball teams responding either.
— Pro Football HOF (@ProFootballHOF) August 29, 2017
— NWU⚾Baseball (@NWUBaseball) August 30, 2017
— JackrabbitVolleyball (@GoJacksVB) August 29, 2017
The Houston area has been beseiged by catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey.
BREAKING: National Weather Service: Cedar Bayou, Texas, records 51.88 inches of rain from Harvey; new continental U.S. record.
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 29, 2017
— Houston Men's Hoops (@UHCougarMBK) August 28, 2017
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