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Photos: Nebraska Wearing Custom Gold And Orange DLillard1 Sneakers For 3rd Annual #AveryStrong Game

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Former Nebraska assistant coach Chris Harriman now coaches at New Mexico, but the Huskers are still supporting his son Avery's battle with leukemia. Today, when Nebraska hosts Michigan, it will have its third annual #AveryStrong game. Students will be wearing #AveryStrong shirts, and NBA star Damian Lillard is providing the team with gold and orange DLillard1 sneakers, which represent pediatric cancer and leukemia awareness.

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— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard)

Shout out to @HuskerHoops and what they are doing to support pediatric cancer and young Avery today. #AveryStrongpic.twitter.com/Fj1YoCB7m2

— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) January 23, 2016

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">@huskerhoops will wear today have gold for pediatric cancer and orange for leukemia. #AveryStrong

— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard)

The #miadidas#DLillard1 and tees @huskerhoops will wear today have gold for pediatric cancer and orange for leukemia. #AveryStrong

— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) January 23, 2016

">January 23, 2016

Here is more on #AveryStrong from Nebraska:

To honor the fight that Avery has gone through, the first 500 students at Saturday’s game will receive an #AveryStrong shirt provided by Husker IMG Sports Marketing, turning the Red Zone gold on Saturday. The gold shirt symbolizes pediatric cancer, while the orange is the color for leukemia, symbolizing Avery’s battle.

Fans between the ages of 18 and 44 can sign up on Saturday to join the national bone marrow registry, as volunteers will be on hand to swab the cheeks of potential bone marrow donors. Any fan who signs up for the Bone Marrow Registry on Saturday will receive a free #AveryStrong T-shirt. In addition, information will be available to fans about the National Marrow Donor Program.

Avery and other children battling pediatric cancer will be special guests of the Husker basketball program on Saturday and be recognized during pregame and halftime ceremonies.

This is an amazing move by the program to continue to support Avery and the Harriman family, even after Chris moved on to another school.