Sport: Double Trouble

Four years ago, the small Jesuit school in the Pacific Northwest was not even a minor-league basketball power. Seattle University's team played in its own small gymnasium against obscure junior college teams, rarely rated a line outside the local papers. This year the team is the toast of Seattle, nationally ranked (16th) and a top-drawer drawing card in basketball from coast to coast. There are two good reasons for Seattle's sudden upsurge in popularity and prestige: Johnny O'Brien, the nation's alltime scoring champion (TIME, Jan. 5), and his twin brother Ed.

Scorer & Feeder. In a game where human skyscrapers usually grab...

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