April 01, 1985
April 01, 1985

Table of Contents
April 1, 1985

Shawon Dunston
Glen Sather


14 The NCAA Tournament

This is an article from the April 1, 1985 issue

Defending champion Georgetown led an unprecedented parade of three Big East teams into the Final Four
by Curry Kirkpatrick

In the East Regional, the Hoyas disposed of Georgia Tech without much aid from Patrick Ewing
by Jack McCallum 16

In the West's spirited spaghetti shootout, St. John's got the drop on North Carolina State
by Curry Kirkpatrick 18

In the Midwest, Memphis State squeezed past Oklahoma as Andre Turner came up big again
by Alexander Wolff 20

In the Southeast, Villanova's quickness was more than a match for North Carolina's altitude
by Ralph Wiley 22

24 Day And Night, A.J. Was Just Right
Indy superstar A.J. Foyt, co-driving with France's Bob Wollek, added Sebring's 12 Hours to his string of victories
by Sam Moses

28 No Place Like Nome
Libby Riddles mushed her 13-dog team through snow and storm to become the first woman to win Alaska's Iditarod

30 'Just Your Average Budding Superstar'
In a classic confrontation, phenom Shawon Dunston, 22, contends with Larry Bowa, 39, to be the Cub shortstop
by William Nack

38 Don't Get In His Way
If you do, Glen Sather, boss of the Edmonton Oilers, will have Wayne Gretzky and friends skate right over you
by E.M. Swift

58 The Curious Case Of Sidd Finch
Who's that? Well, he's a pitcher, part yogi and part recluse, and he's impressively liberated from our opulent life-style
by George Plimpton


9 Scorecard
48 Tennis
54 Pro Football
79 For The Record

Cover photographs by Tony Tomsic (Villanova), Richrd Mackson (St. John's), Manny Millan (Georgetown)

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