Sport: Picked for the Pros

All through the first half of the game at Manhattan's Madison Square Garden the Holy Cross Crusaders kept the crowd on edge. They were running away from favored San Francisco; the semifinals promised to produce the biggest upset of the Eastern College Athletic Conference basketball festival. Sideline experts had the answer as usual: San Francisco Coach Phil Woolpert was giving the championship away, they said. It was a mistake to let the Dons' big (6 ft. 10 in.) center. Bill Russell (TIME, Jan. 2), cover Tommy Heinsohn. The Crusader ace was popping shots...

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