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A year later, North earns shot at Shawnee tourney title

SHAWNEE — How could the Norman North boys possibly be a better team this season than last?

Well, Friday evening at the Shawnee Invitational was the latest offering of evidence.

A year ago at the same tourney, they fell to Stillwater in the semifinal round.

Friday, they outlasted a good and clearly well-coached Choctaw team 61-42, playing effective basketball on both ends of