Next night in Oklahoma City, JEROME HOWE ran the mile, beating Keino and Jim Ryun in four minutes flat. CHRIS FISHER won the 880 in 1:50.0.
MILEPOSTS-NAMED: As basketball coach at North Carolina Central, former All-Pro Boston Guard SAM JONES.
NAMED: As head basketball coach at Oklahoma, LESTER LANE, 41, a former Sooner star.
NAMED: As head basketball coach at Long Beach State, LUTE OLSON, 39, after a 104-22 four-year record at Long Beach City College.
NAMED: As head basketball coach at Northwestern, TEX WINTER, 51, former coach of NBA Houston Rockets, replacing Brad Snyder.
APPROVED: By the NCAA, participation of U.S. college basketball players in games against the U.S.S.R. touring team. UCLA's BILL WALTON and GREG LEE informed Coach BOB COUSY they would play at least two scheduled games.
RESIGNED: As basketball coach at Jacksonville University, TOM WASDIN, with a 66-18 record for three seasons, to enter private business.