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On January 21, 2011, 20-year old Kansas Jayhawks forward Thomas Robinson became an orphan after his mother, Lisa, died of a heart attack at age 43.

Now, Robinson had no choice, but to play his sophomore year wrought by personal tragedy, after the All-American had lost his grandmother, his grandfather, and his mother all within three weeks of each other.

It would’ve come as no surprise if basketball was now irrelevant for Robinson. But instead, defined by a personal tragedy, Robinson has become one of the best players in the nation, and will be the best player on the court Monday night.

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