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Dad watching over Oklahoma recruit

Updated: October 24, 2013, 12:57 PM ET
By Adam Minichino | Special to espnW

There are a whole lot of variables during the course of a basketball game, but one thing is a constant for Gabbi Ortiz.

Wherever and whenever she plays, the Oklahoma recruit knows her dad, Shawn, is going to be there. She doesn't know where he is going to be, but she knows she needs to find him and make eye contact and everything will be OK.

Once the two lock eyes, she returns her focus to the game, whether she's playing for The Prairie School (Racine, ...

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