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Russell Westbrook Was Offered Partial Academic Scholarship By Stanford

May 24, 2016 1:14 PM

Russell Westbrook was an honor student at Leuzinger High School and was accepted to Stanford and given a partial academic scholarship.

Westbrook says he probably wouldn't have gone because of the cost of tuition. Westbrook had some interest from Creighton and San Diego State but didn't end up on UCLA's radar until Jordan Farmar declared for the draft.

Westbrook's favorite subject in school was math.

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Stanford Hires Jerod Haase As Head Coach

Mar 25, 2016 10:55 AM

Stanford will hire Jerod Haase as their next head coach.

Haase has been at UAB over the past four seasons. 

Haase grew up in South Lake Tahoe and began his collegiate playing career at California before transferring to Kansas in the mid-1990s. Haase was an assistant coach under Roy Williams for several seasons at Kansas and North Carolina.

Stanford fired Johnny Dawkins after eight seasons.

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