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Never in a rush, Terps' Kevin Huerter grows game at an old-school pace

Never in a rush, Terps' Kevin Huerter grows game at an old-school pace

In an age when players try to find the Amateur Athletic Union team that will give them maximum exposure to college coaches, Kevin Huerter’s move to leave the Albany Rocks to join a less elite team filled with other players from Shenendehowa High was viewed skeptically around upstate New York.

Some believed the skinny red-headed guard was going down a level or two in competition by joining Shen Pride, and that he might have thought he wasn’t good enough to play for a high-major college program.

In reality, the move had two purposes: to have the team jell for what turned out to be a state championship run during Huerter’s junior year, and to get the ball in Huerter’s hands as...

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