MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Tartan guard Jordan Horn is one of those players that’s just fun to watch.

That’s because he works hard, but he’s also had an affinity for the game of basketball for as long as he can remember.

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“I was on the varsity roster my 8th grade year,” he said. “Ever since I was, like, a year and a half, I always had a basketball in my hand.”

He is the product of veteran coach Mark Klingsporn, who noticed Horn in elementary school as a fill-in coach for the 5th grade traveling team.

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“He was just a basket-maker,” Klingsporn said.

He already has one Division I scholarship from South Dakota, with more coming in every day.

“It means a lot,” Horn said. “Just to have a college scholarship on the table at this age, it means a lot. Your college is paid for, and it’s one less thing you have to worry about.”

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Among the other teams interested are North Dakota State and Northern Iowa.

Mike Max