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WELLSTON, Mo. The Normandy High School cafeteria doors opened to a startlingly similar face.
Same eyes. Same hair. Same smile.
Kevin McLemore stood no chance of blending in.
"Around here, everybody knows I'm Ben's brother," he said.
He doesn't much mind the attention that comes with being Ben McLemore's look-alike younger sibling. Instead, the Normandy High School senior credits the the University of Kansas star for giving him, and plenty of others in this neighborhood, someone to look up to.
"People tell me they aspire to be him," Kevin McLemore said. "They want to be just like him. I tell them, 'Yeah, you can.'"
In an area long on problems and short on positive role models, Ben McLemore the redshirt freshman sensation who will likely turn his pursuit of this season's NCAA Championship into one of the top picks in the upcoming NBA Draft has become an inspiration.
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ATLANTA Back in December, coming off the biggest game of his young career, Ben McLemore stood in the center of the Value City Arenas visiting locker room surrounded by his Kansas teammates. He began to dance, his feet alternating Ali-style forward and back, lips pursed in self-confident satisfaction. His teammates followed suit.
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