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^Dom Amore: Phil Gamble, Cliff Robinson and UConn’s 1988 NIT champs were teammates, friends for life; but that life was way too short for three on that team<
^BKC-AMORE-COLUMN-SPORTSPLUS:HC—<They met at an AAU tournament when they were in the 11th grade, Phil Gamble, the guard from D.C., Cliff Robinson, the big man from Buffalo.
“We found out we were both going to UConn,” Gamble says, “and we exchanged phone numbers. We used to call each other after our high schools games. He’d say what he did; I’d say what I did.”
Gamble and Robinson became friends for life, as the UConn team they led to the program’s