Sport: Oscar on the Loose

The boys at Madison Square Garden waited to be shown, for sophomore basketball flashes too often became fumbling schoolboys on their first trip to Manhattan's big time. When he loped out on the Garden's floor last week, the University of Cincinnati's Oscar ("Big O") Robertson needed a big night to show the skeptics he could play in the big league.

Robertson showed them the biggest night, pro or amateur, in the history of Garden basketball. Floating through the defense of Seton Hall, the lithe, 6-ft. 4½-in. Negro from Indianapolis did everything right. He drove for layups, hooked from the foul line, jump-shot...

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