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Forty pounds of pure muscle.
From across town, that's what UCLA coach Ben Howland notices when asked how USC power forward Alex Stepheson has grown since high school. Already legendary for his rebounding and weightlifting feats at Harvard-Westlake High in North Hollywood, Calif., Stepheson these days is ripped like a modern-day Trojan warrior.
"It's amazing just how massive and strong he is," Howland said. "He just manhandles people in the post the way he throws you around."
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