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Bouie joins Stampede

The Buffalo Stampede of the Premier Basketball League announced Thursday that former Syracuse University All-American Roosevelt Bouie is joining the organization as an assistant coach.

Bouie, who starred at Syracuse from 1976-80, will also work as the team’s color commentator and handle the franchise’s corporate sponsorship sales.

“The Stampede are privileged and elated to have such an established and highly reputable basketball professional in our organization,’’ said Stampede owner Vincent Lesh. “”Roosevelt will train our big men and provide experienced commentary on our radio broadcasts. Another step in solidifying the future of Pro Basketball in Buffalo, the addition of Bouie to the staff will create international opportunities for people involved in our organization.’’

The team also announced that season tickets are now for sale. For more information on season ticket packages, call (716) 834-3498.

---Rodney McKissic

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