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"When Kyle first came here, he wasn’t supposed to be on scholarship and he was put on scholarship. Bullet [Elisha Justice] was coming here he wasn’t supposed to be on scholarship, he was put on scholarship. Chris Smith was not supposed to be on scholarship, he was put on scholarship. I told the Kuric family at some point in time throughout his career I might need it for a year and I’ve never had to do that until now. So we’ve been very up front with everybody. As a matter of fact, it’s just the opposite. Those guys weren’t supposed to be on scholarship but they were. And Kyle has more than not only exceeded but deserved the scholarship he’s been on.
"You know, look. We would not even consider asking unless [Kuric’s] family could afford it. His father’s a brain surgeon. That wouldn’t even be a factor. We wouldn’t even consider it."