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Kansas' Andrew Wiggins (22) gets past Fort Hays State's Jake Stoppel to dunk the ball during the second half of an exhibition NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Lawrence, Kan. Kansas won the game 92-75. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Kansas' Andrew Wiggins (22) gets past Fort Hays State's Jake Stoppel to dunk the ball during the second half of an exhibition NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Lawrence, Kan. Kansas won the game 92-75. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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