As a wee lad – about the same time I was knocking on the door of puberty and pondering the magnetism engendered by the opposite sex – a small school in southern Indiana was capturing the basketball imagination of kids my age all over the state. I, likethe others, was drawn quickly to the sport and became a round ball junkie. Thoughts about minor matters such as girls were properly put on hold, at least until the basketball season was concluded. The season was 1949-1950.
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