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Hairston, Porter take curious path to Eugene

Originally Published: March 24, 2007
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- The Detroit public schools might not be producing many top-notch geographers, but they do put out a lot of very good basketball players.

Some of whom end up playing in places they didn't know existed.

"I didn't even know Oregon was a state," said Detroit Renaissance High School graduate and current Ducks point guard Tajuan Porter.

Porter learned that there was such a thing as Oregon as a sophomore at Renaissance, when teammate Malik Hairston blazed the Oregon Trail out ...

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