Kennesaw State team misses tourney in Puerto Rico after Atlanta airport power outage

Kennesaw State University officials say the power outage that struck Atlanta's airport has caused the women's basketball team to miss a tournament underway in Puerto Rico.

The Georgia school says Sunday's blackout caused its women's team to miss its flight to the island. The school said in a statement that as a result, it's not competing in the Puerto Rico Classic. The tournament began Monday and ends Wednesday.

The nation's air-travel system was snarled after an underground blaze knocked out electricity Sunday and crippled Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for about 11 hours.

Coach Agnus Berenato says that after the outage, the team looked into flying from several airports throughout the Southeast but was unable to secure flights.