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In the position of power forward, Auryn Macmillan (’10) looks for opportunities to energize his team with a rebound or a jump shot. As he blocks shots and protects the ball, the professional basketball player relates his actions and the responses of others to concepts he learned at Gardner-Webb University. “Studying psychology has been a huge influence on how I approach everything in life, basketball and otherwise,” Macmillan observed.
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Office of University Communications, "Psychology Influences how Alum Approaches Life and Pro Basketball" (2016). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 770.