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Mount St. Joseph's Phil Booth has grown into one of East Coast's top guards
Mount St. Joseph's Phil Booth has grown into one of East Coast's top guards

Three summers ago, Phil Booth didn't have a chance. Playing former Mount St. Joseph standout Eric Atkins one-on-one, the Gaels' current star was dominated by the then Notre Dame-bound point guard. Atkins says Booth didn't score. "It probably still haunts him," Atkins said. It does. "I'm pretty sure I might have scored once or twice. I don't know about him shutting me out," Booth said with a grin. "But he did beat me pretty good, I remember that." Booth — who is spending this week in Union, N.J., at Nike's Point Guard Skills Academy featuring Deron Williams, Kyrie Irving and some of the top high school and college...

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