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Memphis alum Penny Hardaway makes video to recruit local talent Adonis Thomas

Originally Published: October 20, 2010
By Dave Telep | ESPN Recruiting

There have been some great recruiting tactics employed over the years. An all-time favorite was when former Texas assistant Rob Lanier showed up in a "Willowridge Basketball" T-shirt to watch T.J. Ford play AAU ball. Of course, Willowridge was Ford's high school and the ploy worked. Ford became Rick Barnes' signature recruit and set the tone for UT's program.

Lanier's famous tactic is a decade old and we've told the story too many times to count. Could it be that a new chapter in recruiting ...

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