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Arundel grad Markus Oliphant headed to Cleveland State
Arundel grad Markus Oliphant headed to Cleveland State

After graduating from Arundel last spring, Markus Oliphant’s best basketball option was taking a post-grad year at Mount Zion Prep in Baltimore City. This spring, the former Wildcats star had a much tougher decision to make. “I got about eight offers just off practice, no games or anything,” said Oliphant, who claimed offers from Cleveland State, Missouri State, Morgan State, Siena and South Carolina State, among others. After a weekend visit to Cleveland State, Oliphant decided on the Vikings. The 6-foot-6, 190-pound shooting guard plans to redshirt during the 2014-15 season to get stronger and more prepared for Division I competition. “I liked everything about...

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