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  • "I don't think we realized what we were getting in Jerrelle," said Towson coach Pat Skerry. "I don't think we realized he would be a two-time CAA player of the year, but he has the work ethic and worked very hard to get there."

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  • "Jerelle is one of those players that is very teachable," said Skerry. "He listens and works very hard to improve. I think being drafted by the Wizards would certainly be a benefit to him, having his support system in place. But he's one of those players who works hard enough to succeed anywhere."

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