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High school basketball players are repeating grades to get an edge


Over time, high school basketball players and their families have tried just about everything in their pursuit of college scholarships. Year-round training regimens. Specialized coaching. Countless hours commuting to the powerhouse program with the famous coach. Jumping from school to school for the right fit. But just when you thought you had heard everything, comes the latest trend: Top players are begging their parents to spend an extra year in middle school. (Newark Star-Ledger)


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