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$220M

Of $300M
is already raised!

Aug 29, 2019

Slideshow: Hour by hour with the Class of 2023 on Opening Day

Opening Day sets the tone for these new Bobcats. In the words of longtime dean James Reese, it’s a day when the message is, “Everyone’s in!”

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