Sport: The Big Boys

Even before Indiana University's national basketball champions traveled west for a pair of games with Oregon State, they had heard tall stories about a sophomore named Wade ("Swede") Halbrook —that he wears size 14 shoes, sleeps in specially built 8-ft. beds, and at 7 ft. 3 in. (and 245 Ibs.), is probably the biggest man in college basketball. The stories were all true, but Indiana's basketballers, ranked No. 1 in the country, were not overawed. They had some tall tales to tell about their own Don Schlundt, a 6-ft. 10-in. center who had already...