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Coach Tommy Amaker's job on recruiting trail should get boost from alum's rise

Updated: February 26, 2012, 9:57 PM ET
By Jack McCluskey | Special to ESPNBoston.com

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Tommy Amaker isn't shy.

Since he arrived in the Ivy League five seasons ago, the Duke Blue Devils alumnus (as a player, assistant coach and associate head coach) and former Seton Hall and Michigan head coach has recruited for the Crimson as if he never left the big leagues.

Though he doesn't have the same advantages as schools that can dangle athletic scholarships (which Ivy League schools don't offer), he hasn't hesitated to recruit high-level athletes. ...

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