NC State point guard Cat Barber posted video of himself on a hoverboard in 2015. On Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, NC State joined other local schools in banning hoverboards due to issues with electrical fires. McClatchy Video courtesy of Cat Barber
NC State point guard Cat Barber posted video of himself on a hoverboard in 2015. On Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, NC State joined other local schools in banning hoverboards due to issues with electrical fires. McClatchy Video courtesy of Cat Barber

Triangle colleges ban hoverboards, citing fire risk

January 14, 2016 07:36 PM