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How Providence Let Tim Duncan Get Away

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Remember when Texas' Rick Barnes used to coach basketball at Providence? Well, Jeff Eisenberg at The Dagger retells a significant moment that wasn't for Barnes and the Friars: they could have had Tim Duncan. Barnes wanted to oversign and pick up Duncan because he knew he would have a player or two transferring out of the program but the athletic director wouldn't let him to do it. Instead, Duncan ended up at Wake Forest before two players transferred from Providence.