College Basketball: Champions Again


It was billed as the rematch of the decade: the University of Houston, No. 1 -ranked college basketball team, against No. 2 U.C.L.A. in the semifinals of the N.C.A.A. championship at Los Angeles. Last year in the same N.C.A.A. round, U.C.L.A. whipped Houston by a score of 73-58 and went on to win the championship. Then, last January, Houston turned the tables with a startling 71-69 midseason upset that knocked the Bruins from the No. 1 ranking and smashed their 47-game winning streak. Now it was Houston with its own...

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