Stanford's Dwight Powell fulfilling promises made to late mother

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Dwight Powell (33) finished with 15 points and seven rebounds in Stanford's Round of 32 upset over Kansas.

Dwight Powell (33) finished with 15 points and seven rebounds in Stanford's Round of 32 upset over Kansas.

Built Mom Tough. That's Powell, Cinderella reimagined, not exactly an underdog but a surprise NCAA tournament contender nonetheless. If it took four years to arrive here, he noted in that impeccable Stanford logic, at least it did not take five. Mom would be so proud.