Three-point shooting fuels turnaround for Bulldogs

Feb. 20—For a few weeks in January, the New Albany Bulldogs boys basketball team was going through a rough patch.

The Bulldogs lost four straight games. It was part of a larger slump where they lost seven of 10.

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