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Top 20 Minnesota boys basketball players in state tournament history

The boys' state basketball tournament begins Wednesday at Target Center and Williams Arena. That means there isn't a better time than now to look back at the best players to play in the tournament. Khalid El-Amin, Randy Breuer and Blake Hoffarber all make the top 20 list.
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The boys' state basketball tournament begins Wednesday at Target Center and Williams Arena. That means there isn't a better time than now to look back at the best players to play in the tournament. Khalid El-Amin, Randy Breuer and Blake Hoffarber all make the top 20 list.

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