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Earlier this week, Burke High School (Nebraska) hosted a late-season basketball game against the visiting Columbus Discoverers.

In lieu of their usual home white uniforms, the Burke Bulldogs donned pink jerseys in a charitable effort: Assistant coach Tom Law purchased the pink uniforms specifically for that game to be auctioned off afterward, with proceeds benefiting the Make-A-Wish foundation.

Burke Athletic Director Kyle Rohrig signed off on the idea, and all seemed fine until halftime, when the Bulldogs took a one point lead into the locker room. 

That's when Columbus head coach Dave Licari spoke with the officials and asked if the pink uniforms were legal. If not, a penalty should have been assessed. Licardi had reportedly been tipped off by Columbus AD John Krogstrand. 

Columbus' own away uniforms are red, though the hue of pink used on Burke's uniforms still provided a decent contrast ...

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