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April 03, 2009

A Different Hoop Dream

With the NCAA tournament making its big finale in the next few days, we thought we'd take a moment to turn our attention to college basketball - What can we say? The Story is produced in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Andrew Lovedale plays for Davidson College. Last year, he helped his team make it to the Elite Eight. But since he was a freshman, Andrew has had another project. He's been collecting his teammates' gently worn sneakers to take home to Nigeria. This summer, he'll go home and help distribute more than 10,000 pairs to kids who need them. Andrew talks with Dick about coming to play ball in the States and how his little shoe project turned into a massive community effort.

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