? Bill Hanzlik, Seattle SuperSonic guard, who was shaken up when knocked out of bounds by Dallas' Allan Bristow, apologizing to Sonic Coach Lenny Wilkens for having missed both resulting free throws: "Sorry, but I aimed for the basket in the middle."
? Carol Mann, golfer, on New Orleans Saints Coach Bum Phillips' crew cut: "It reminds me of a good three-wood lie."
? Tim Krumrie, Wisconsin noseguard, on being introduced on TV as a member of the AP All-America football team by Bob Hope: "Looks like nobody guarded your nose."
? Ed Badger, University of Cincinnati basketball coach, asked why the Bearcats don't consent to play a stronger schedule: "I've had a lot of coaches say, 'We'd like to get your little old team on our schedule.' I just say to them, I bet you would, but I think I'll wait until I have a big old team.' "