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A class act: Bison's Winkelman gifted academically, athletically

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It wasn't North Dakota State's basketball playbook that Brett Winkelman plopped on his parents' kitchen table. It was his first college calculus test - which Winkelman was as proud of as being a Division I basketball player.


In their country home outside of Morris, Minn., Larry and Darcy Winkelman immediately spotted the big letter grade 'A.'

"See, you don't have anything to worry about," Winkelman told his parents during a break from his freshman year.

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