Sport: The Game Goes On

Just as if nothing at all had happened to big-time basketball this winter, Madison Square Garden staged its National Invitation Tournament last week. Some of the headliners of other years were missing, however. The nation's two top teams, Kentucky and Oklahoma A. & M., passed up invitations in favor of the N.C.A.A. tournament this week. Bradley University decided to run a tournament of its own. Long Island University, with three of its stars out on bail, doesn't play basketball any more. Nonetheless, the invitation final between Brigham Young and Dayton brought out 18,379 fans, the largest crowd of the year at...

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