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Looking to prove himself

Looking to prove himself

He spent 2005 trying to impress a bunch of Tennessee basketball coaches who knew very little about him. Now he's spending 2006 trying to impress a bunch of Tennessee FOOTBALL coaches who know very little about him.

Pardon Stanley Asumnu if he feels a bit of déjà vu. Signed five years ago by former UT basketball coach Buzz Peterson, Asumnu spent three undistinguished seasons as an occasional starter on the hardwood. When Bruce Pearl's new staff took the hoops reins last fall, Asumnu got a chance to prove himself to people who had never seen him play. He succeeded, starting half of the games and averaging...

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