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LOUISVILLE – Royce White's trip from Ames, Iowa to the NCAA Tournament at the KFC Yum! Center took almost nine hours. That's because the Iowa State forward decided to travel by automobile rather than board an airplane with his teammates.

White's grandfather, Frank White, did the driving while Royce settled into the passenger seat and occupied himself with other things. "Nothing," Royce said Wednesday when asked what the two talked about during the trip. "I listened to Adele on the way down. No talking. There was the occasional, ‘There's a gas station, get out and stretch your legs.' A lot of Honey Buns; I was buried in Honey Buns...

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