Mack Wade, a "can't-miss" basketball prospect, transfers to Carver to finish out high school. Wade has tons of scholarship offers from colleges, both academic and athletic. However, when ... See full summary »

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Sybil Buchanan
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Jim Willis
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James Hayward
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Morris Thorpe
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Milton Reese
Erik Kilpatrick ...
Curtis Jackson
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Mack Wade, a "can't-miss" basketball prospect, transfers to Carver to finish out high school. Wade has tons of scholarship offers from colleges, both academic and athletic. However, when Wade starts having troubles in the classroom, Coach Reeves realizes Mack has been passed through because of his basketball potential, even though he's a group two functional illiterate. Written by anonymous

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3 December 1979 (USA)  »

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Student: You're Wade, right?
Mack Wade: Yeah, are you the g...
Student: [Cuts, him off] It don't matter, who I am.
Mack Wade: [Student, takes test scores out of his pocket] Is that, the test?
Student: No, it ain't the test, it's just the answers. Where the 10?
Mack Wade: What 10?
Student: The 10 bucks!
Mack Wade: I don't have, 10 bucks.
Student: What am I, one of the students in the mimeo work, for school credit.
Mack Wade: Listen, I ain't got 10 bucks.
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