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Gonzaga Students Blame Black Jerseys for Loss to Duke

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SPOKANE, Wash. - But would they have come back as winners if their jerseys had been a different color? Some say yes.  "I have to do a speech for speech class that's due today, and I started writing it about why we should burn the black jerseys," said Hannah Trepte.

"I'm starting to get a little worried they are cursed because it seems like every big game, that's the time we pull them out, and that's the time we lost," said Nathan Knox.

There's an online petition to the Athletic Department to retire the jerseys: http://chn.ge/1NBlg71

"I would sign that petition," said Hunter Bruckbauer.  "We might need to find an alternate jersey besides black," said Knox.  The black jerseys have started their own March Madness on campus.

"We just got to ditch them. They're not even school colors," said Trepte.  "I think it's time for them to get burned. They seem to be cursed every year for us," said Emily Suhadolnik.
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