Sport: Whiz Kids

The galleries were even more frantic than usual, as the college basketball season drew toward its close this week. This year, for the first time in the game's history, there is a real national championship at stake. In former years every section of the U.S. touted its pet team, prayed for a bid to the National Collegiate A.A. play-offs or the National Invitation Tournament at Madison Square Garden. This year the winners of these two events will meet in an April play-off in the Garden, for the benefit of the Red Cross.

The season has produced some tough competitors: Creighton...

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