One word dictated direction of basketball star's career

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Scott Highmark
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Scott Highmark would not have been a member of St. Louis University's Billiken Hall of Fame if it had not been for a three-letter word from his new coach, Charlie Spoonhour -- fun. Highmark's basketball experiences had been focused mostly on winning and losing, and he'd been on the winning side until his freshman year at SLU. The team started out 5-5 and ended up 5-23. The coach, Rich Grawer, whose son was Highmark's best friend and roommate, was fired after that season. Highmark was ready to transfer to Mizzou until he sat down with the new coach, Spoonhour.

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