Obama Cheers Niece in NCAA Tourney

President watches Princeton advance
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 21, 2015 12:30 PM CDT
Obama Cheers Niece in NCAA Tourney
President Obama cheers at the Princeton game against Wisconsin-Green Bay.   (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Among the presidential duties today: Watching a niece's basketball game in the NCAA women's tournament. President Obama went to College Park, Md., and sat in the stands for the Princeton game against Green Bay, reports ESPN. His niece, Leslie Robinson, is a freshman forward for the Tigers. Her dad is Craig Robinson, the first lady's brother and the former men's coach at Oregon State. He was at the game, too, as was Malia Obama. At one point, fans made the president chuckle with a chant of "four more years." Princeton advanced, 80-70, though the presidential niece, a reserve, didn't factor in the box score. (Read more President Obama stories.)

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