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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2012 file photo Georgetown University basketball forward Otto Porter (22) dribbles the ball against Villanova during a NCAA college basketball game in Washington. Porter, Georgetown's best player is a sophomore. Two other members of the starting lineup also could be guys who were freshmen a year ago, Greg Whittington and Mikael Hopkins. There is not a single senior on coach John Thompson III's roster. And only two juniors are expected to see significant minutes. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2012 file photo Georgetown University basketball forward Otto Porter (22) dribbles the ball against Villanova during a NCAA college basketball game in Washington. Porter, Georgetown's best player is a sophomore. Two other members of the starting lineup also could be guys who were freshmen a year ago, Greg Whittington and Mikael Hopkins. There is not a single senior on coach John Thompson III's roster. And only two juniors are expected to see significant minutes. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

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