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FILE - In this March 18, 2012 file photo, Georgetown University head basketball coach John Thompson III reacts during  a basketball game in Columbus, Ohio. There is not a single senior on coach Thompson's roster. And only two juniors are expected to see significant minutes. their best player is Otto Porter, a sophomore. Two other members of the starting lineup also could be guys who were freshmen a year ago, Greg Whittington and Mikael Hopkins.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
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FILE - In this March 18, 2012 file photo, Georgetown University head basketball coach John Thompson III reacts during a basketball game in Columbus, Ohio. There is not a single senior on coach Thompson's roster. And only two juniors are expected to see significant minutes. their best player is Otto Porter, a sophomore. Two other members of the starting lineup also could be guys who were freshmen a year ago, Greg Whittington and Mikael Hopkins. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

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