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WHY THE GAME IS ON THE LEVEL
Curry Kirkpatrick
March 03, 1980
Who's No. 1? DePaul right now, but when the NCAAs start, anyone could be, so evenly distributed is the talent
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March 03, 1980

Why The Game Is On The Level

Who's No. 1? DePaul right now, but when the NCAAs start, anyone could be, so evenly distributed is the talent

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After Coach Jimmy "V" Valvano's well-drilled, vastly underrated team had dealt the Cards right out of Manhattan, 77-60—before the very eyes of DePaul's Blue Demons, who had just yawned their way past Wagner in the opening game of the doubleheader—Valvano said that this was his most stunning "V," a "dream come true." What it also happened to be was another example of parity come full circle in college hoops.

"On any given night we can beat the best 50 teams in America," says Louisville's Crum. "On any other night, they can beat us."

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