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More and more college basketball players wearing short shorts

At his first practice as a Michigan freshman, Jordan Poole panicked when coach John Beilein shook his head and told Poole his basketball shorts were too short and he had to stop rolling down the waistband.

"I was like, 'Yo, let me talk to Bob (Bland, the team equipment manager),' " recalled Poole, now a sophomore guard. "I was like, 'Bob, I need some smaller shorts. If Coach won't let me (wear) them, I don't know

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