Aggies coach: Trump should invite Gamecocks to White House

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Vanderbilt coach Stephanie White says it is a "slap in the face" to the Gamecocks that South Carolina still is waiting for an invitation to the White House as the national women's basketball champions.

Texas A&M coach Gary Blair took it a step further: He suggests President Donald Trump call coach Dawn Staley personally and ask her to visit.

"She deserves that honor and her team - but more importantly the country - needs to see a women's basketball team in the White House being recognized. That's something that they've earned," said Blair, who visited the White House after his Aggies won the 2011 national title.

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