Sport: Bee's Blackbirds

Christmas week is Big Week for U. S. college basketball players. While most undergraduates are at home picking up old ties and new socks, most basketballers are off on junkets. In & around New York City last week were assembled an unprecedented collection of visiting basketball teams—Southern California, Texas, Tulane, Michigan, Oklahoma A. & M., Oklahoma, Missouri, Colorado, Oregon, Santa Clara, McGill—matched against the East's best quintets.

Outstanding among the invaders was Oregon, a towering team averaging 6 ft. 3 in., Pacific Coast Conference champion, defeated only once in 25 games and winner of the post-season National Collegiate A. A....

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