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In the fourth and final installment of FOX Sport’s series on Operation Hardwood, host Leeann Tweeden and Maryland head coach Gary Williams take a look back at their time in Kuwait with the USO’s own Operation Hardwood. And you can still catch up on Episode 1, Episode 2, and Episode 3 any time you want! [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.945686&w=425&h=350&fv=player.c%3Dv%26player.v%3D98bf23d8-b5db-4af9-9730-dc34bbdc3a07%26mkt%3Den-us%26brand%3Dfoxsports%26configCsid%3Dmsnvideo%26configName%3Dsyndicationplayer]
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