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Stephen F. Austin's Desmond Haymon: Small-town guy, big-time shooter
Stephen F. Austin's Desmond Haymon: Small-town guy, big-time shooter

SAN DIEGO — If nothing else, Desmond Haymon has a keen sense of timing. In this year of the upset, with small schools making big noise at the NCAA tournament, Haymon needed just five seconds to become a star. His desperation four-point play — a three-point jumper and subsequent free throw — in the final seconds of regulation helped Stephen F. Austin State University defeat Virginia Commonwealth in overtime in the second round. Now the Lumberjacks, on a 29-game winning streak, have a chance to make more headlines against UCLA on Sunday. "Everything happens for a reason," Haymon said. The kid from small-town Mississippi has found a perfect stage, his...

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