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Missouri basketball team's sharpshooter changes routine

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Missouri's Kim English, left, walks off the court as the Texas A&M team celebrates in the background after Texas A&M's 77-74 victory in an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, in Columbia, Mo. (AP photo/L.G. Patterson) By L.G. Patterson Missouri's Kim English, left, walks off the court as the Texas A&M team celebrates in the background after Texas A&M's 77-74 victory in an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, in Columbia, Mo. (AP photo/L.G. Patterson) By L.G. Patterson

COLUMBIA – Getting Kim English to leave the gym is like getting a 5-year old to leave the play place at a fast-food restaurant.

Good luck.

You better have a convincing bribe to yank that child out of the wonderland of ball pits and weaving tunnels. And if you don’t want English to throw a fit, you ought to have a darn good reason for asking him to step off the basketball court, his personal paradise.

A sophomore guard on the Missouri men’s basketball team, English developed into one of the Tigers’ most intriguing personalities last season after word got out that English sometimes slept in the locker room at Mizzou Arena in order to get in more practice shots.

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