Sport: Hoosier Hot-Shots

"I'm plumb scared," said Coach Alvin Nugent ("Bo") McMillin last week: his flashy Indiana T team had become a red-hot favorite for the Big Ten title.

For 50 years Indiana was the champion low hurdle for Midwestern powerhouses. The University had the smallest male enrollment in the conference, and home games in Bloomington drew so poorly that the team played mostly on the road. First crack out of the box this season, the worm turned with a 13-7 upset of Michigan. Last week the Hoosiers gave Pittsburgh a 19-0 mud bath. This week, if...

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