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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- During Rich Brooks' tenure as coach at Oregon, campus recruiting visits were more of a walk of shame than a chance to show off.
"We housed [recruits] at the Valley River Inn," Brooks recalled. "Coaches would meet with them at the hotel. We didn't want them to see our offices. They were atrocious."
This was the 1980s. The coaches' offices were cramped rooms in Oregon's ancient basketball gym, complete with cracked steam pipes and broken windows. There was no ...
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