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Eighth-Grader Gets Basketball Scholarship

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Eighth-Grader Gets Basketball Scholarship

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Eighth-Grader Gets Basketball Scholarship

Eighth-Grader Gets Basketball Scholarship

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The University of Kentucky has given Michael Avery, an Encino, Calif., eighth-grader, a scholarship to play basketball for the Wildcats in 2012. Brick Oettinger, a recruitment analyst for PrepStars.com, talks with Michele Norris about the rarity of Avery's offer.