?Lyle Brown, University of Rochester basketball coach: "On my 12-man squad I've got four math majors and five psychology majors, which sometimes makes it tough to get a lot done in practice. If I tell the squad to shoot 200 free throws, the math majors will sit down and figure out how many shots that is per man, and the psych majors will huddle together and say: 'Now what did he really mean by that?' "
? Nate Thurmond, Golden State Warrior center who, although he is 6'11", once thought he might make a career of baseball instead of basketball: "I gave it up when I realized I couldn't hit the high fastball."
?Lord Wigg, British thoroughbred racing official who raised taxes on bookmakers: "My immediate reward for increasing the tax on bookmaking was major vilification, and it was confidently asserted in bookmakers' circles that my mother and father met only once, and then for a very brief period."