The Extra Point Podcast: High school hoops talk with Tom Kuyper
(3TV/CBS 5) -- March Madness started early with Arizona high school basketball. It gave us the play of the year so far, and the man sitting courtside to chronicle it all is Sun Devil legend Tom Kuyper.
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