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Going back to his years in Baltimore, Kansas State point guard Kamau Stokes has been a big-game hunter

Going back to his years in Baltimore, Kansas State point guard Kamau Stokes has been a big-game hunter

There has been a common theme in the circuitous journey Kamau Stokes took from Baltimore to Kansas State. The feisty point guard has typically sought the toughest competition, trying to prove he was just as worthy.

From his early years of AAU ball — where as an 8-year-old for Baltimore's Best he competed for playing time against three other future Division I players — Stokes has lived up to the African name his parents bestowed upon him.

Rod Stokes, a former Coppin State baseball player, said his oldest child and only son’s name, Kamau, means “quiet warrior.” On Thursday night in Atlanta, the younger Stokes will be going after his biggest conquest as a college...

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