College Basketball: Mr. Bubas' Business


In Detroit's Cobo Arena, 12,000 wildly partisan fans whooped with delight. Led by All-America Cazzie Russell, the University of Michigan's No. 3-ranked Wolverines were running the lanky legs off Duke's Blue Devils, the nation's No. 1-ranked college basketball team. Russell was all over the court, snaring rebounds, intercepting passes, scoring points in bunches of six or eight at a time. With barely four minutes to go, Russell had accounted for 28 points, and Michigan was leading Duke 80-70. The game seemed out of reach. "They can't do it," sighed a lonely...

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