CSUB men's plane makes emergency landing

Posted at 8:47 AM, Mar 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-16 17:58:56-04

The Cal State Bakersfield men's basketball team had to make an emergency landing in Las Vegas due to a medical issue mid-flight.

The team is headed to Oklahoma City to compete in its first-ever NCAA men's basketball tournament.



A source confirms with 23ABC the team had to make the stop saying, "Nothing major. Medical issue for staff member. Back in air shortly."

The team plays Oklahoma in the first round of the NCAA tournament at 1 p.m. Friday.