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“I’ve been thinking about this game since I got to Butler,” the 6-foot-7, 210-pound wing from White Plains, N.Y. said Thursday by phone. “I’ve been excited for eight months. I can’t wait to get on the floor and to get out there with my teammates.”
Ironically, his college debut will come against Indiana, a program he heavily considered before choosing the Blue Devils.
“Yeah, I strongly considered going there until [Tom] Crean got fired and I was just about to go there,” Tucker said.