Georgetown's men's basketball players sported "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts as they warmed up for their game against No. 10 Kansas this evening.
The T-shirts are meant to pay homage to Eric Garner, an African American male who died in Staten Island, New York, on July 17 while being held in a chokehold by a New York Police Department officer. The act was caught on video camera, but on Dec. 3, a grand jury decided not to indict the officer.
Numerous NBA players have worn the T-shirt while warming up for their games in recent days, including LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Derrick Rose.
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Georgetown is believed to be the first men's college basketball team to wear the T-shirts.
The Hoyas (5-2) are set to take on the Jayhawks (6-1) at 7 p.m. E.T. The game will be televised on FOX Sports 1.