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The return of the great shot-blockers

Updated: May 23, 2012, 4:10 PM ET
By Myron Medcalf | ESPN.com

Anthony Davis and Jeff Withey never beefed with words during the national title game in New Orleans last month. Instead, they exchanged jabs with swats. As Davis embarrassed the Jayhawks by throwing their shots out of bounds, Withey tried to match him with his own forceful blocks.

"I don't talk trash or anything like that. But I definitely wanted to try to get in his head by playing really good defense," Withey said. "We were definitely going at it. … It was definitely in the back ...

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