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Josh Selby is no longer on the sidelines. Chris Stanford for ESPN The Magazine

It was just a sneak peek. Sure, Josh Selby was golden in his college debut: confidently stepping into five high-arching 3s and grinning less and less furtively after each make. The last one finally gave the Jayhawks a lead over USC (en route to a 70-68 win), and forced his mom, Maeshon Witherspoon, to grab her chest.