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Buckles putting up big numbers

Buckles putting up big numbers

Though Rakeem Buckles likely won't be named to the McDonald's All-American team this week, the 6-foot-8, 210-pound Louisville signee has enjoyed a monster senior season. With time running out on his high school career, Buckles hopes to lead Monsignor Pace to another state title next month.

"He's having a great year," Pace coach Mark Lieberman said. "We just won our district and he had 24 points and 16 rebounds in the first game and 17 points and 14 rebounds in the second game. He's averaging 24 points and 14.5 rebounds per game this season." With the district title now in hand, Rakeem Buckles is focused on leading Pace to a third straight Florida Class 4A state championship. "We...

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