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In recruitment process, Nichols not alone

In many instances throughout a prospect's recruitment, the player can lean only on a high school or AAU coach. In the case of 2013 Briarcrest forward Austin Nichols, he's got a strong family foundation upon which he can rely.

Mark Nichols works six days a week. He puts in anywhere between 50 and 70 hours most weeks. He schedules his off-day around his son, Austin Nichols, and whatever event he's playing in. For September and the majority of October, Austin is playing in the Super 80 fall league, a local event held at Lausanne Collegiate School every Sunday that pits 80 of the best basketball players in Memphis... Recommended Stories

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