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Moore: Mike Vreeswyk right at home with another Temple honor

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The 3-point specialist from Morrisville known as ’Threeswyk’ will be inducted into Temple University’s Basketball Ring of Honor on Saturday

Growing up so close that he could see Morrisville High School from his bedroom window on Arbor Road, Mike Vreeswyk knew all of the secret entrances to the gymnasium.

Vreeswyk spent hours in that gym and on playgrounds there and in Philadelphia working on his skills en route to becoming the school’s all-time leading scorer with 2,019 career points and leading the state with a 33.5-point average as a senior.

That set the stage for Vreeswyk’s stellar Temple career, one for which he’s still receiving recognition more than 30 years later.

During Saturday afternoon’s game against SMU, Vreeswyk will be part of the fourth induction class to Temple University‘s Basketball Ring of Honor, joining former teammates Nate Blackwell, Howie Evans and Tim Perry, among others.

“It’s hard to believe,” Vreeswyk said. “Anytime this happens, I tend to look back and just remember how I got here.”

And he thinks back to........

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