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Player from small Kansas school announces he's gay

Published 05/29/2013, Associated Press

It didn't take Jason Collins for Jallen Messersmith to come out as gay. Messersmith is a 6-foot-7 shot-blocking specialist from tiny Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan. He also is believed to be the first openly gay active player in U.S. men's college basketball.

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