Table of Contents

December 09, 1957

SAVE THIS COPY. IT WILL HELP YOU KEEP BASKETBALL IN FOCUS ALL SEASON LONG

THE AMERICAN GAME 26
Exciting basketball is here. By ROY TERRELL

THE BATTLEGROUNDS 30
Three of the newest campus field houses IN COLOR

ART ON THE COURT 35
The skills and strategy that enliven the game

NOTHING COULD BE FINER... 72
The national champions IN COLOR

DIXIE'S YANKEE HERO 75
New Yorker Frank McGuire. By GERALD HOLLAND

BASKETBALL'S MOODS 86
The men and the game, painted by RUSSELL HOBAN

THE FIGURES TELL A STORY 93
Which conference plays the best ball?

THE 24-SECOND RULE 96
Should colleges use it? A debate by two coaches

SCOUTING REPORTS OF EVERY MAJOR COLLEGE CONFERENCE 43-70

BY CONFERENCES

IVY LEAGUE 44
MID-AMERICAN 44
ATLANTIC COAST 46
BIG EIGHT 49
SKYLINE 50
SOUTHERN 50
WEST COAST 52
ROCKY MOUNTAIN 52
YANKEE 54
BORDER 54
MISSOURI VALLEY 56
SOUTHEASTERN 59
OHIO VALLEY 60
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 60
PACIFIC COAST 62
SOUTHWEST 65
BIG TEN 66
INDEPENDENTS 68

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ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

NEWS FROM THE FOOTBALL FRONT AND THE DAVIS CUP TASK FORCE 16-21

PRO PARADE 6
PIGSKIN PANORAMA 8
SCOREBOARD 10
FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 12
FROM THE FLYWAYS 12
COMING EVENTS 13
EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 22
BONNIE PRUDDEN 99
CARDS ON THE TABLE 101
HOTBOX 102
THE 19TH HOLE 103
PAT ON THE BACK 104

Acknowledgments on page 8

TWO PHOTOS EIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS

NEXT WEEK

SKI LESSON II—AND HORSES
Willy Schaeffler takes you into the snow with the shortswing, and Whitney Tower presents the Horses of the Year in words and in color

ALPHABETICAL INDEX OF THE 176 TEAMS SCOUTED

Adams State

52

Alabama

59

Arizona

54

Arizona State

54

Arkansas

65

Army

68

Auburn

59

Baylor

65

Boston

68

Boston College

68

Bowling Green

44

Bradley

56

Brigham Young

50

Brown

44

Bucknell

60

Butler

68

California

62

Canisius

68

Cincinnati

56

Citadel

50

Clemson

46

Colgate

68

College of Pacific

52

Colorado

49

Colorado College

52

Colorado Mines

52

Colorado State College

52

Colorado State U.

50

Colorado Western

52

Columbia

44

Connecticut

54

Cornell

44

Dartmouth

44

Davidson

50

Dayton

68

Denver

50

DePaul

68

Detroit

68

Drake

56

Duke

46

Duquesne

68

Eastern Kentucky

60

Eastern Tennessee State

60

Florida

59

Florida State

68

Fordham

68

Furman

50

Georgetown

68

George Washington

50

Georgia

59

Georgia Tech

59

Gonzaga

68

Hardin-Simmons

54

Harvard

44

Holy Cross

68

Houston

56

Idaho

62

Idaho State

52

Illinois

66

Indiana

66

Iona

68

Iowa

66

Iowa State

49

Kansas

49

Kansas State

49

Kent State

44

Kentucky

59

Lafayette

60

LaSalle

60

Lehigh

60

Louisiana State

59

Louisville

68

Loyola (Calif.)

52

Loyola (Ill.)

68

Maine

54

Manhattan

68

Marquette

68

Marshall

44

Maryland

46

Massachusetts

54

Memphis State

68

Miami (Fla.)

68

Miami (Ohio)

44

Michigan

66

Michigan State

66

Middle Tennessee

60

Minnesota

66

Mississippi

59

Mississippi State

59

Missouri

49

Montana

50

Montana State

68

Morehead State

60

Muhlenberg

60

Murray State

60

Navy

68

Nebraska

49

New Hampshire

54

New Mexico

50

New Mexico A&M

54

NYU

68

Niagara

68

North Carolina

46

North Carolina State

46

North Texas State

56

Northwestern

66

Notre Dame

68

Ohio

44

Ohio State

66

Oklahoma

49

Oklahoma City

68

Oklahoma State

49

Oregon

62

Oregon State

62

Penn

44

Penn State

68

Pepperdine

52

Pitt

68

Portland

68

Princeton

44

Purdue

66

Rhode Island

54

Rice

65

Richmond

50

Rutgers

60

St. Bonaventure

68

St. Francis (N.Y.)

68

St. Francis (Pa.)

68

St. John's (N.Y.)

68

St. Joseph's

60

St. Louis

56

St. Mary's (Calif.)

52

San Francisco

52

San Jose State

52

Santa Clara

52

Seattle

68

Seton Hall

68

South Carolina

46

Southern California

62

SMU

65

Stanford

62

Syracuse

68

Temple

60

Tennessee

59

Tennessee Tech

60

Texas

65

Texas A&M

65

Texas Christian

65

Texas Tech

65

Texas Western

54

Toledo

44

Tulane

59

Tulsa

56

UCLA

62

Utah

50

Utah State

50

Vanderbilt

59

Vermont

54

Villanova

68

Virginia

46

VMI

50

Virginia Tech

50

Wake Forest

46

Washington

62

Washington (Mo.)

68

Washington & Lee

50

Washington State

62

Western Kentucky

60

Western Michigan

44

West Texas State

54

West Virginia

50

Wichita

56

William & Mary

50

Wisconsin

66

Wyoming

50

Xavier (Ohio)

68

Yale

44

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)