Sport: The Old-Fashioned Way

Hank Iba, basketball coach of the Oklahoma Aggies, is much too sly to be stampeded into using newfangled methods. When he takes his players to the big city, they play horse& -buggy basketball. There is no furious running or frantic shooting. Calmly and deliberately, they throttle the game down ; the Aggies seldom score many points and allow the opposition even fewer. Other coaches call it "slow death."

This season, Iba's "slow death" is more deliberate and painful than in previous years. Flashy Texas U. bucked up against the Aggies and bounced back with...

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