UA confirms basketball team is safe

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - All members of the University of Arizona basketball team are safe after an apparent terror attack in Bareclona Thursday, the team confirmed via Twitter.

Robin Randolph, mother of UA basketball freshman Brandon Randolph, also said via Twitter that all players are safe and accounted for.

As many as 13 people died in the attack, in which a bus ran into a crowd of tourists.

The Arizona basketball team was in Spain for a series of exhibition games, but has canceled the trip's finl game following the tragedy. Here is a statement from UA basketball spokesman Matt Ensor:

The entire Arizona Basketball travel party on the Spain trip has been accounted for and is safe following the situation in Barcelona today. Our thoughts are with those affected by today’s events.

We have decided to cancel our third and final exhibition of the tour and are currently working on travel plans to return home.

 

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