Sport: Scholars

¶ Three members of Temple University's basketball team are six feet five or taller, one is six feet four, and the other, Howard ("Shorty") Black, almost six feet two. In Manhattan last week the Templars were not only too tall but too fast for Colorado University, whose team they defeated, 60-to-36, in the final game of a tourney which metropolitan basketball writers hope to develop as an annual "basketball world series" (TIME, March 21).

Temple's Don Shields was the star of the tourney, Colorado's Byron ("Whizzer") White its No. 1 box-office attraction....

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