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SI Interview with UT's Dexter Pittman

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LW: You're shooting 78.6 percent from the field this year, which is second in the nation. It seems like you've been trying to dunk everything in the post. Why the change in mentality this year? DP: I kind of got that from Blake [Griffin], the thought that I should attack the rim and look inside the rim every time. That was one of my biggest failures last year, I'd get a shot off, but I'd miss because I wasn't looking inside the rim or the goal. I remember after the Oklahoma game -- we could have won that game, but I missed two shots and it was the difference -- I told myself, "Every time I go up or I jump, I'm going to look inside the rim and finish through it." When I go up I don't always think I'm gonna dunk; I'm going up and saying, "I'm going to get over the rim, and if it's there, I'll dunk it, and if it's not I'll hook it over and in."

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