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A Touching Lesson in Humility

University of Iowa Sophomore Jordan Bohannon walked to the free-throw line and nervously looked into the stands to make eye contact with his older brother, Zach.

Bohannon was on the verge of breaking a record of 34 consecutive free throws that had stood for 25 years by a legendary Hawkeye, Chris Street.

Everyone knew it would happen. Jordan had once hit 200 consecutive free throws in practice.

So, with 2:15 to go in the game. And Iowa leading Northwestern 73-65, Jordan eyed the rim. Took his customary 4 dribbles. Bent his knees. And let it fly. Continue reading

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