Sport: Basketball's Big Year

This is basketball's big year. At Chicago's vast Stadium sports-hungry citizens are breaking all attendance records. In New York City six local colleges support their whole sports programs from the proceeds they receive (some $3,000 a night) for playing basketball in Madison Square Garden.

The University of Kansas (where basketball was introduced by its mentor the late James A. Naismith) last week showed the hoop-eyed world something to marvel at. Its team, coached by Forrest C. ("Phog") Allen (Naismith's star pupil), who has won the Conference championship in 18 of the last 25...

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