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Augustine Rubit's path to the basket

South Alabama forward found basketball, family when he needed it most

Originally Published: October 7, 2013
By Eamonn Brennan | ESPN.com

He was always too quiet. It freaked out his sister.

She already had enough to worry about. A new mom at 17, with another on the way, Lorraine Rubit had dropped out of her Houston high school and turned her focus into making her apartment at a low-income complex on the Northeast side of Houston a home. She knew she made mistakes, but this wouldn't be one of them. She was going to do right by her kids.

Only Lorraine wasn't striking out on her own. The apartment wasn't hers ...

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