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I predicted last year that Kihei Clark would be a fan favorite by the end of the year.  I did not predict he would do so by making the greatest pass in NCAA Tournament history.  (Come at me, Duke fans.  Grant Hill had the luxury of a stopped clock – and one that wouldn’t start until the ball landed in someone’s hands.)  It felt like Clark was in the starting lineup all year – and he certainly seized control of the point guard spot – but in actuality Clark started just over half of UVA’s games last year.  When he did get going, he was as advertised – a colossal pest – but also a lightning rod for criticism.&...

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