McKernan to use NIL, Mulkey partnerships to raise money for Turner Syndrome research

LSU Women's Basketball
LSU Women's Basketball(Josh Auzenne | WAFB)
Published: Feb. 2, 2023 at 3:00 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A Baton Rouge attorney has launched a campaign with the LSU women’s basketball head coach and two of her star players to target a chromosomal disorder that affects females.

LSU guard Alexis Morris (45)
LSU guard Alexis Morris (45)(Josh Auzenne | WAFB)

Gordon McKernan is teaming up with Kim Mulkey and Tiger players Alexis Morris and Angel Reese for the “Playing for a Purpose” campaign that will raise money for Turner Syndrome awareness and research throughout February.

LSU forward Angel Reese (1)
LSU forward Angel Reese (1)(Josh Auzenne | WAFB)

Throughout the month, McKernan will donate $20 to the Turner Syndrome Foundation for every point scored by Morris and Reese.

Mulkey lost a granddaughter to Turner Syndrome, which is due to a partial or complete absence of the second X chromosome.

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