LSU won its first NCAA championship by beating Iowa 102-85. A scary moment brought President Biden’s White House speech commemorating the LSU women's basketball team's national championship to a screeching halt.
LSU Tigers forward Sa’Myah Smith suddenly collapsed as the president was making remarks. The White House medical staff responded to Smith in the East Room Wednesday afternoon, and she eventually left the room in a wheelchair.
The White House's live video feed was cut after the collapse, with a message saying "resuming shortly" appearing on the screen. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM LSU's Sa'Myah Smith flashes a thumbs-up after collapsing during a celebration of the team's NCAA Division I women's basketball national championship in the East Room of the White House May 26, 2023, in Washington, D.C.
LSU head coach Kim Mulkey later said Smith was fine after passing out on stage during the celebration. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Several minutes later, the ceremony resumed. "This is not the first time it has happened," the president once the event resumed. "White House guests have fainted in the past and required a checkup at a doctor’s office built into the executive mansion." Smith, a freshman from Texas, appeared in every game for LSU this past season, averaging 4.6 points.Read more on foxnews.com