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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Mike Boynton knows he has a rare opportunity for a young man, yet he feels his age doesn’t matter.

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Oklahoma State’s new men’s basketball coach was promoted from an assistant position last week after Brad Underwood left for Illinois.

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At age 35, he feels ready and believes it was a matter of time before he’d get a chance to run a program.

“I don’t think about my age when it comes to this thing,” he said Monday at his introductory news conference.

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