The most powerful man in Washington, D.C., attended Saturday’s Elite Eight game between Syracuse and Marquette. And President Barack Obama got to chat with him, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III:
— Jake Russell (@_JakeRussell) March 30, 2013
Obama got a nice round of applause when he was flashed on the Verizon centre’s big screen. Obama attended the game with Reggie Love, his former personal aide who was also a member of the Duke team that won the 2001 national championship.
Syracuse ended up beating Marquette, 55-39, advancing to the Final Four for the first time in a decade. In his bracket, Obama picked Syracuse to lose to Indiana in the Sweet 16.
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