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UCLA's Kevon Looney vows to be more physical against Gonzaga
UCLA's Kevon Looney vows to be more physical against Gonzaga

One of these days, Kevon Looney reasoned, he was due for a good shot to the face. As a boy, Looney learned to scrap on the court at Stewart Elementary in Milwaukee, near his home. He played against his brother's friends, eight years older, so to win rebounds and battle inside he had to be physical, play a little dirty. "I elbowed a lot of people," Looney said. "I busted people's lips." For two weeks now, Looney has been playing with a mask, the result of a facial fracture he received from the swinging arm of a USC player. The injury, Looney said, was "probably karma." Looney surprised teammates by returning to play the following night against...

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