Hurricane Irene Turns out to Be Shockers' Blessing

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Hurricane Irene Turns out to Be Shockers' Blessing
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ATLANTA (AP) — As Hurricane Irene churned along the East Coast, flight after flight was getting canceled, and Cleanthony Early remembers thinking to himself, "I'm stuck in Kansas." The talented forward from upstate New York was on a recruiting visit to Wichita State, which he barely knew existed before the trip. The first two days had gone well, though, and he was starting to think that he might someday play for the Shockers.

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