Sport: Little Rhody

Last week the directors of Manhattan's Madison Square Garden met to celebrate: they had just paid off a $3,000,000 motgage. For this they could thank hockey and boxing, Garden mainstays for the past 15 years. They could also thank college basketball, built up by a young Manhattan sportswritter name Ned Irish into the Garden's best crowd-puller.

For six years new Yorkers have seen the best college basketball in the country. They have seen the champions of the Big Six, Big Seven, Big Ten, the best of the South, West, Southwest. They have seen smooth-clicking Kansas (coached by Phog Allen, the...

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