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ONE BRAVE FAN FOUND THE WAY TO INSURE A VICTORY: HE SOLD HIS SOUL
Rick Telander
December 16, 1974
For a while the Missouri Valley Conference had perhaps the best basketball in the country. In the late '50s and early '60s, during the post-cold-war and pre-UCLA days, it couldn't be beat.
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December 16, 1974

One Brave Fan Found The Way To Insure A Victory: He Sold His Soul

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"How many did The Jet have on Saturday?"

"Twenty-nine."

"What was the attendance?"

"Uh...7,800."

"Wrong. It was 7,980."

"O.K. then. How many guys dunked during warmups?"

"Fourteen."

"Fifteen."

"You're crazy."

"Fifteen. Every guy on the team dunked."

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