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Posted On: 10/23/15 5:00 PM

Oklahoma has prospects overlooked each year on the hardwood. This year Mustang 2016 Shooting Guard Curtis Haywood is going unnoticed by many. 

The road for Haywood has not always been the easiest. He sat out his sophomore season at Mustang due to OSSAA rules. Heading into the summer of his junior year Haywood broke his foot, keeping him out of grassroots action.

Many colleges did not have the chance to see Haywood with him setting out the summer of his junior year. It was a hard time for him.

"It was terrible not getting to play varsity during school ball and then breaking my foot right before summer ball," Haywood said. "Having to sit out motivated me. It gave me time to get a little stronger and work on some things I could not do before I broke my foot."

When Haywood returned to the court for his junior season at Mustang he had a new determination. He thrived playing under the Broncos Head Coach Terry Long. Haywood was outstanding defensively, taking his opponent out of the game each night.

As his junior season progressed Haywood continued to improve offensively. Haywood developed

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