Sport: Platoons of Crusaders

Basketball's breakneck pace puts wind and stamina to a sterner test than even modern football does. That is the reason why basketball coaches here & there have experimented with platoon substitutions for years. This season a few schools have been polishing the platoon system into a fine art. Exhibit A is Holy Cross, undefeated in 14 games and, on mid-season form, the top team in the college game.

Last week Holy Cross faced undefeated Providence College in Memorial Auditorium at Worcester, Mass. The fact that the

Crusaders' highly advertised star, slim, 6-ft.-1-in. Bob Cousy, was...

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