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December 3, 1987 | JOHN FEINSTEIN, The Washington Post
The first week of November was a dizzy time for Ens. David Robinson. On Nov. 5, he left the submarine base at King's Bay, Ga., where he is stationed, and flew to San Antonio. The next morning, the San Antonio Spurs formally announced that they will pay him $26 million over eight years to play basketball for them. "That night I was in a bar down there and it was amazing," Robinson said, laughing. "All of a sudden, I was a lot better-looking than I had ever been before. My jokes were funnier.
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December 3, 1987 | JOHN FEINSTEIN, The Washington Post
The first week of November was a dizzy time for Ens. David Robinson. On Nov. 5, he left the submarine base at King's Bay, Ga., where he is stationed, and flew to San Antonio. The next morning, the San Antonio Spurs formally announced that they will pay him $26 million over eight years to play basketball for them. "That night I was in a bar down there and it was amazing," Robinson said, laughing. "All of a sudden, I was a lot better-looking than I had ever been before. My jokes were funnier.
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February 22, 2005 | From Associated Press
Cody Pearson made a layup with 24 seconds left in overtime, and host Long Beach State went on to beat UC Davis, 77-73, Monday night. Pearson's layup put the 49ers ahead, 74-71, but Davis' Ryan Moore followed with a layup with 14.8 seconds left. Kevin Houston made two free throws to put the 49ers ahead, 76-73, with 14 seconds left. Pearson, who finished with 10 points, made one of two free throws for the game's final points.
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March 9, 1987 | LARRY STEWART
Ten finalists for the Los Angeles Athletic Club's John Wooden Award were announced on national television during halftime of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament final Sunday. Four of the finalists were unanimous choices, as selected by a 20-member advisory board. There are Steve Alford of Indiana, David Robinson of Navy, Kenny Smith of North Carolina and Reggie Williams of Georgetown.
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February 9, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Long Beach State guards Kevin Houston and Aaron Nixon combined to score 48 points Thursday and the 49ers remained in first place in the Big West Conference with an 80-77 victory over Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo. The 49ers, 16-6 overall, 7-2 in conference, won their third in a row. Cal Poly (11-10, 3-5) was led by Matt Hanson's career-high 19 points off the bench.
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April 19, 1988
Danny Manning, who led Kansas to the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. basketball championship, led a list of 93 players invited Monday to next month's Olympic trials. David Robinson, the 1987 college player of the year and the National Basketball Assn.'s top draft choice last year, was invited, as was Army's Kevin Houston. Four players were invited from Final Four teams Oklahoma and Arizona, and three players each from seven other schools were extended opportunities to make the U.S.
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August 3, 2005 | Scott Collins
Viacom Inc.-owned Paramount Pictures has sued rapper Marques Houston, star of the UPN sitcom "Cuts." The studio says Houston was obliged to start work today on the show's second season, but opted to do a concert tour instead, in violation of his agreement with the show's producers. A spinoff of UPN's sitcom "One on One," "Cuts" is set in a barbershop, where co-managers Kevin (Houston) and Tiffany (Shannon Elizabeth) are forever at odds.
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March 1, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Kevin Houston scored a school-record 53 points and become Army's all-time leading scorer as the Cadets defeated Fordham, 98-94, in overtime Saturday in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament at East Rutherford, N.J. Houston, the nation's leading scorer with a 32.3-point average, raised his career total to 2,297, one more than Gary Winton scored in his career spanning 1974-78.
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December 18, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Kejuan Johnson, sporting a mask to protect his broken nose, matched his career high of 20 points to help Long Beach State win its fourth straight game with a 76-67 victory Sunday at San Jose State. Sterling Byrd added 16 points as the 49ers (6-4) won their sixth straight in San Jose, their 12th win out of their last 13 games against the Spartans overall. Aaron Nixon scored 15 and Kevin Houston had 14.
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December 11, 2004 | Eric Stephens;Mike Terry
MEN Portland (6-2) at Long Beach State (1-4), 7 p.m. -- Long Beach Coach Larry Reynolds has made changes in his starting lineup hoping to jump-start his team. Keion Kindred is in at point guard over Kevin Houston; Jibril Hodges is back in place of Louis Darby; Sam Byrd is expected to get his second consecutive start at center. "I'm just trying to look for the right combination," Reynolds said.
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December 31, 2005 | From the Associated Press
Jibril Hodges and Kevin Houston sparked a 17-4 run over the final 4:11 to lead Long Beach State to a 79-65 victory over visiting Cornell on Friday night. Hodges scored all 12 of his points in the second half and made two key three-point baskets down the stretch for the 49ers (4-6). Houston made six free throws in the final 1:22 and finished with 12 points and four steals. Onye Ibekwe also scored 12 points and had seven rebounds and Kejuan Johnson finished with 11 points for the 49ers.
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