Olajuwon making most of senior season

Sooners center emerges from Paris twins' shadow more fit and playing more than ever

Originally Published: March 29, 2010
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In a world where some folks don't think Minute Rice gets finished cooking fast enough, you really have to appreciate the patience of Oklahoma center Abi Olajuwon.

She came to Norman, Okla., from Los Angeles, knowing full well that Courtney Paris was already there playing for Oklahoma and was just a year older.

Olajuwon played 35 minutes Sunday in the third-seeded Sooners' 77-72 overtime victory over No. 2 seed Notre Dame in the regional ...

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