Sport: Upset in the Garden

Notre Dame's basketballers felt sorry for themselves. Kevin O'Shea, the star of the team, had a bad knee and indigestion; big Leo Barnhorst said he had a sprained ankle and Johnny Brennan complained of a sore throat. Last week, with stiff upper lips and handsome gold uniforms, Underdog Notre Dame (beaten seven times this season) limped out on the floor at Madison Square Garden to play hot-shot N.Y.U., only undefeated college team in the U.S.

Notre Dame rooters (a noisy lot, centering around a small nucleus of alumni, widening out to include most of New York's Irish, and eventually embracing whole armies...

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