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Men's College Basketball: Defense separates Russell from stereotype


An ugly, oversized television and VCR sits in one corner of Jim Russell’s office.

One uncomfortable chair is placed next to his desk, which holds piles of papers. A small dorm refrigerator is in there, too. Books, binders and videotapes decorate the walls.

Without examining the book titles or the spines of the binders, it would be impossible to distinguish Russell’s office from any of his Central Lakes College colleagues.

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Jermey Millsop
My career at the Brainerd Dispatch began May 11, 1999 after graduating from North Dakota State University. My areas of emphasis includes local high school sports, Central Lakes College, the lakes area golf mecca and once a year I dabble in the NHRA when the Lucas Oil Nationals come to Brainerd International Raceway.
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