Livingstone pep band members David Draper, left, and Monique Thomas, right, both juniors from Detroit, hold up their euphoniums as they cheer on their team Tuesday.  The Blue Bears defeated Bowie State 91-73 during the first round of the women's CIAA tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on Tuesday.
Livingstone pep band members David Draper, left, and Monique Thomas, right, both juniors from Detroit, hold up their euphoniums as they cheer on their team Tuesday. The Blue Bears defeated Bowie State 91-73 during the first round of the women's CIAA tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on Tuesday. rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
Livingstone pep band members David Draper, left, and Monique Thomas, right, both juniors from Detroit, hold up their euphoniums as they cheer on their team Tuesday. The Blue Bears defeated Bowie State 91-73 during the first round of the women's CIAA tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on Tuesday. rlahser@charlotteobserver.com

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