The Cumberland womens basketball team will take part in the newly branded Play 4Kay national initiative, formerly Think Pink and Pink Zone, sponsored by the Womens Basketball Coaches Association tongiht against Bethel University tonight at 6 p.m. at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
The Lady Bulldogs will wear special pink and white uniforms worn by several high school teams in Middle Tennessee this season, including Lebanon, Friendship Christian, Blackman, Station Camp, Wilson Central and Smyrna.
The mission of the initiative, which was brought to life in 2007, will remain intact: a nation of coaches raising breast cancer awareness on the court, across campuses, in communities and beyond. The Kay Yow Cancer Fund will continue to be the official charity of the initiative. The justification behind the rebranding is to keep the story and legacy of Kay Yow at the forefront of everything associated with the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.
Both teams will wear pink items such as headbands, wristbands, shoestrings, etc.
Cumberland's men will take part in the TranSouth Conference canned Food Drive tonightagainst Bethel University. The event is a part of the conferences commitment to the NAIAs Champions of Character initiative.
Fans who bring two or more canned or nonperishable food items to the game will be admitted for $2 for the mens and womens doubleheader against Bethel. All food items will be donated to Josephs Storehouse in Lebanon.
Action tips at 6 p.m. for the women, 8 p.m. for the men.