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U.S. OLYMPIC FESTIVAL : LOS ANGELES--1991 : ATHLETES TO WATCH : Among 3,000 Competitors, Some Will Stand Out

July 10, 1991|SCOTT HOWARD-COOPER

GLENN ROBINSON

Men's Basketball

He will not be the immediate-impact player many expected. At least not this fall as a freshman at Purdue after having been declared academically ineligible, so this will have to do as Robinson's one and only showcase for a while.

But there is plenty to show: The winner of the prestigious Mr. Indiana basketball while leading Roosevelt High of Gary to the state championship is an explosive 6-foot-9 forward with a great first step. Many considered him and Michigan-bound Chris Webber from Detroit the two best seniors in the country.

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