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Romeo Langford doesn't disappoint in final high school game

INDIANAPOLIS – This is what happens when a man coaches Romeo Langford for four years, and realizes his time is up: Jim Shannon subs out Langford late in the Indiana All-Stars’ 109-81 rout Saturday night of Kentucky, and a 58-year-old with a dozen sectional titles and 546 career victories starts biting his lip.
The tears are coming. Jim Shannon is not surprised. He has coached Romeo for four years at New Albany, seen him score more points than all but three players in Indiana schoolboy history, seen him win a state championship, seen him win IndyStar Mr. Basketball