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Dream Come True For Sullinger

This was too big of an event for Jared Sullinger to miss, flu bug or no flu bug. The Ohio State commitment earned most valuable player honors for his East squad while playing alongside future teammate Deshaun Thomas on his future home court despite an illness that cast his status for the game in doubt.

When Jared Sullinger learned the McDonald's All-American Game would be played in his hometown, he was so excited that he promptly punched a hole in the wall of his bedroom that remains there today. Then on the eve of the game, the Ohio State commitment came down with a stomach sickness that cast his status for the game in doubt. After shaking off the queasiness, Sullinger started for the East... Recommended Stories

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