Sport: Basketball

Basketball has a larger following than any other U. S. sport. All winter, between football's finale and baseball's opener, a great part of the nation is entertained by some 70,000 basketball teams—in creaky town halls, glossy gymnasiums, magnificent college field houses. Last week the 1939-40 basketball season drew to a close with three "national" tournaments going on simultaneously.

Collegiate. At Indianapolis and Kansas City eight of the top college teams in the country fought it out in the Eastern and Western play-offs for the National Collegiate Athletic Association championship. At Indianapolis, in the...

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