Sport: Slowdown

In downtown Seattle, tickets for the big game were selling for $40 on the black market. When 12,000 people jammed into the University of Washington's Pavilion ast week, they expected to see fireworks. It was the big show of 1949's basketball season, the N.C.A.A. tournament final beween powerful Kentucky and the aggravating, defense-minded Oklahoma Aggies. What the crowd saw was a duel in coaching strategy with overtones of a championship chess match. Kentucky, which specializes in brisk, aggressive basketball, deliberately slowed down to the Aggies' own "slow death" pace. So artis-ically didx Kentucky...

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