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Joe Biden Tried To Cheer Up The Syracuse Basketball Team After Their Loss

The Vice President bleeds orange.

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Last night, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, were both in attendance for the Final Four game — Joe went to Syracuse University College of Law and Jill received a master's degree from Villanova University.

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In this video of the locker room visit, the VP offers some kind words in the wake of the team's loss.

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"By the way, you're as good of an athlete as your grandfather," the vice president said to Syracuse senior Trevor Cooney. "This guy's grandfather and I went to grade school, high school together, and he was a hell of an athlete."