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Obama to Watch College Basketball Game Coached by Brother-in-Law

President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama will be in the stands today to see the first lady’s brother coach the Oregon State University men’s basketball team against Maryland’s Towson University, north of Baltimore.

It’s the third year in a row the first family has spent part of the Thanksgiving weekend watching Craig Robinson’s Oregon State Beavers play near Washington. Oregon State is 4-1. Towson’s Tigers are 0-4.

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