COLUMBIA — Columbia College men’s basketball coach Bob Burchard had been bugging freshman forward Jake Alexander all year to shave his signature shaggy Afro down to something more conservative. When Alexander showed up to practice Monday looking less likely to inspire double takes, Burchard was pleased.
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