Sport: Big Luke

The kid out of Middletown, Ohio seemed too good to be true. In high school, he scored 2,460 points in three years to smash Wilt Chamberlain's record by 208 points. By his senior year, some 150 colleges from Princeton to Hawaii were after him ("They woke me up in the morning; they got me out of class"), but he chose Ohio State. Last year, in two scrimmage games against the varsity, the phenomenal freshman unhinged his elders by nicking home 92 points. Giddy with anticipation, Coach Fred Taylor began drilling Ohio State in...

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