Sport: Kentucky Comeback

Adolph ("The Baron") Rupp, University of Kentucky's basketball coach, is not a modest man. When asked to explain Kentucky's court success, Rupp has a ready reply: "That's easy. It's good coaching." Though Rupp's answer may affront rival coaches, the record backs up his contention. In Rupp's 23 coaching years, Kentucky teams have won more than 85% of their games, 14 Southeastern Conference titles, three N.C.A.A. championships, one National Invitation Tournament, one Olympic title. Unhappily, some of the Olympians were caught taking bribes (TIME, May 12, 1952), and the N.C.A.A. suspended Kentucky all last...

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