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A brief encounter with a coaching legend

Updated: February 24, 2010, 2:14 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy

When I saw that Philadelphia University basketball coach Herb Magee became the winningest men's coach in NCAA history Tuesday night, I couldn't help but laugh.

Rewind to August 1993, at a basketball camp in the Pocono Mountains. I was preparing for my sophomore year in high school. That spring, my high school coach had been working with me after school on my shooting form. Up until then, I had a set shot, releasing the ball from waist-level. My coach was trying to turn me into ...

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