Craig Robinson's Beavers practicing on Election Day
It is well known that Oregon State coach Craig Robinson has a pretty important brother-in-law by the name of Barack Obama. The relationship was a popular topic at at Thursday's men's basketball media day at Pac-12 Networks HQ in San Francisco.
Robinson has done well to keep his basketball life and campaign life separate, up at 6:30 a.m. every morning with the Beavers while they get in an early morning lift.
But Election Day is around the corner, and people want to know: Whom does Robinson think is going to win? Where will he be on Nov. 6?
"That's classified," Robinson quipped, before revealing his true whereabouts. "I will be in Chicago for Election Night."
However, don't think that the Beavers will get an off day.
"Are you kidding me? We have a game on Nov. 9!" Robinson answered, when asked about practicing on Election Day. "We are practicing Tuesday... from now until our first game," turning directly to center Angus Brandt on the podium while saying so.
Oregon State's full podium session from media day is here: