Sport: In New Orleans

Physicians and coaches are currently concerned lest the point-a-minute basketball resulting from elimination of the centre jump (TIME, Jan. 24) become too great a strain on players' hearts. Last week in New Orleans, a game between Loyola and Centenary was tied 35-10-35 at the end of the first half, 67-10-67 at the end of the second. Centenary finally won 78-10-72, after a five-minute extra period. The score was tied 17 times, the lead seesawed 26 times. The players got along all right, but two spectators fainted from excitement.


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