Sport: Feed It to the Big Man

Feed it to the Big Man In the stands, the Texas A. & M. cadets bellowed in delighted astonishment. Down on the basketball floor their hopped-up team was running the lanky legs off Southern Methodist and an upset seemed in the making. S.M.U. was the solid favorite on the strength of its 11-1 record and its 4th-place ranking in the nation.

The hustling Aggies had one obvious goal: stop S.M.U.'s big (6 ft. 8 in., 225 Ibs.), high-scoring Jim Krebs. They surged about the outsized center like a pack of frantic terriers to seal him off from...

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