Nicobian Crandle from the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana's Covington Unit has been selected to represent the Pelicans at the 2019 NBA Math Hoops National Championship taking place in the Bay Area May 18th – 20th. NBA Math Hoops is a fast-paced basketball board game, curriculum, and community experience for students in grades 3-8. The program is run by Learn Fresh, in partnership with NBA Cares. Participants learn fundamental math skills through direct engagement with their favorite NBA and WNBA players’ statistics, competing in an in-class basketball league against their peers. Each year, thousands of students take their game a step further, competing in NBA Math Hoops Championship events across the United States.