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November 26, 2007

A U of M and NBA Basketball Great's Journey from the Court to the Office

After winning championships in the Big Ten and the NBA, you might think the last thing a star basketball player would do is return to work for his alma mater. But that’s just what Trent Tucker has done. As a former student athlete, and now a University of Minnesota Community Outreach and Youth Development Coordinator, Tucker is discovering the complex relationship between academics, athletics and administration.

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