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Fomer Gopher Royce White headed to NBA

Former Minnesota Mr. Basketball Royce White is headed to the NBA. The Iowa State sophomore says he intends to sign an agent soon and will enter his name in the 2012 draft.
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Former Minnesota Mr. Basketball Royce White is headed to the NBA. The Iowa State sophomore says he intends to sign an agent soon and will enter his name in the 2012 draft.

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