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THE HEX WRECKS 'EM IN PEORIA
Joe Jares
January 17, 1966
Crossed fingers and sprinkles of mustard seed support Bradley University's basketball team as it climbs the national rankings. A squad of slick, poised players and a resourceful rookie coach help a bit, too
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January 17, 1966

The Hex Wrecks 'em In Peoria

Crossed fingers and sprinkles of mustard seed support Bradley University's basketball team as it climbs the national rankings. A squad of slick, poised players and a resourceful rookie coach help a bit, too

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In the happy locker room Joe Stowell, still taking it easy on the left ankle and sporting a small scar under his right eye, described his elation with some vivid, inspirational-sign prose: "The kids just had a ton of guts out there. I'm awful proud of these kids. We think five or six teams can win in the Missouri Valley, and we're one of them."

At assorted way stations from Cincinnati to Denton, Texas, sales of mustard seed rose 50% overnight.

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