SFA Win Over Duke – It’s More Than A Game
If you haven't heard the story from the sports world last night, then you must not have any form of social media, because it's been everywhere. Stephen F. Austin State University from little Nacogdoches, Texas knocked off #1 ranked Duke on Duke's home court.
That's right. The Lumberjacks beat the Blue Devils 85-83 in overtime, at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. The 'Jacks pulled off the win with a buzzer-beater layup from senior Nathan Bain.
But there's a bigger story about the senior Lumberjack. You see, Nathan Bain is from Freeport, Bahamas. Earlier this year, Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas, and his family was among those affected by the devastation. Not only was his family's house destroyed, but the church where his father served as a preacher was devastated, as well.
There was a GoFundMe page set up for Nathan and his family just over a week after Hurricane Dorian hit. After last nights win, and that unbelievable shot from him, the amount of attention on that GoFundMe page skyrocketed. It's been shared across numerous news outlets, including USA Today and Bleacher Report. As of right now, there is more than $50,000 in dontions on there, with more steadily rolling in.
And, it's not just SFA alumni and fans that are donating. There are people across the country coming together to help out, including Duke loyal fans! There was even a Duke alum that donated $500 to the cause! It's truly awesome to see.
If you're looking for the GoFundMe page, feel free to click the link below. And, be sure to share this awesome story!