26
MIAMI HEAT
The Dolphins' surprising top-rated defense prevails again
BY PETER KING

32
ALOHA TO ALL THAT
A luau in Hawaii was occasion to assess an odd year in golf
BY RICK REILLY

34
TEXAS HOOKS SOME RESPECT
The resurgent Longhorns grounded Houston's aerial attack
BY AUSTIN MURPHY

COLLEGE BASKETBALL 1990-91

42
THE HAVES STILL HAVE IT
A windfall from CBS will make the powers more powerful
BY ALEXANDER WOLFF

48
BACKYARD BONANZA
Steve Smith of Michigan State has vaulted into the big time
BY PHIL TAYLOR

52
GOING IN STYLE
UNLV'S Stacey Augmon and Larry Johnson are so sharp
BY CURRY KIRKPATRICK

58
NATIVE SON
Hoosier hero Damon Bailey has become a Hoosier at last
BY ALEXANDER WOLFF

62
CLASSROOM COACHES
Academic advisers for athletes are clearly in the team picture
BY BRUCE NEWMAN

72
THE RACE TO INDY
Arkansas has earned the pole position in the 1990-91 Top 20
BY ALEXANDER WOLFF

94
BEST OF THE REST
How the conferences, small colleges and women's teams rate

116
BIGHOUSE
Clarence (Bighouse) Gaines has 806 victories and counting
BY RALPH WILEY

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

21
SCORECARD

134
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

136
PRO FOOTBALL

149
FOR THE RECORD

150
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY JEAN MOSS

COVER STYLING BY DAVID YARRITU

LARRY JOHNSON—COAT AND SHIRT: HUGO BOSS; SUIT: FIRMA, BY ANDREW FEZZA; TIE: ANNE KLEIN MEN; WATCH: GUCCI.

STACEY AUGMON—COAT, SUIT, SHIRT AND TIE: ALL BY EMPORIO ARMANI.

PHOTODAMIAN STROHMEYERA SPECIAL AURA: No woman basketball player will cast a longer shadow in 1990-91 than Virginia's Dawn Staley (page 112). PHOTO

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Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
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