The kids get taller, the courts seem smaller and the scores go higher. The game itself is faster and demands a hip audience. On the following 34 pages are keys to appreciation of the action to come—the first closeup portrait of Lew Alcindor, color photographs of UCLA's superb sophomores, scouting reports on the top teams in the major conferences and the latest approaches to the pertinent problem of how to stop the tall, tall men.

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)