COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY REPORT : NIT : Real Life Wins Out Over Hoop Dream

Associated Press

Will Gates' college career could be over.

Marquette's senior reserve guard, featured in the acclaimed documentary "Hoop Dreams," flew back to Milwaukee Tuesday to be with his wife, who went into labor this morning. His return for the NIT championship game tonight against Virginia Tech was uncertain. Marquette advanced with an 87-79 victory over Penn State Monday night.

"His first priority is his family," Coach Mike Deane said. "That's his first priority. This is his second."

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