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Freshmen duo holds keys to big season for FSU hoops

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The late Al McGuire, who won an NCAA basketball title at Marquette in 1977, often had little use for freshmen. When he became a college basketball commentator following his retirement, he was fond of saying “the best thing about freshmen is they become sophomores.” College basketball is in a different era now because freshmen are often freshmen in name only. One need only look at the roster of the Kentucky Wildcats, which is often restocked with freshman after previous freshmen…

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