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Missouri men's basketball team prepares for unique gym

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CST; updated 1:12 a.m. CST, Wednesday, December 2, 2009

COLUMBIA — In a famous scene from the movie “Hoosiers,” Gene Hackman’s character, the coach of a small-town Indiana high school basketball team, pulls out a tape measure and instructs his players to measure the height of the basket’s rim inside Butler's Hinkle Fieldhouse, where his team is preparing to play for the state championship. Hackman asks one of his players what the tape measure says.

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