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Reese on picking UT

Tennessee's first basketball commitment for the Class of 2012 says the Vols provide everything he's looking for in a college program.

"Every kid growing up wants to go to a school that plays at the big-time level against big-time players, and Tennessee does that," Derek Reese told InsideTennessee.com by phone from his home in Orlanda, Fla. "I always wanted to play at that level," he added. "What got me to that level was my AAU coaches, Willie Anderson and Reggie Tucker. They worked with me and pushed me. It was a tough road...

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