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Houstonian 1956 - Basketball. 1956. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 18, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/13521/show/13469.

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(1956). Houstonian 1956 - Basketball. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/13521/show/13469

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Houstonian 1956 - Basketball, 1956, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed April 18, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/13521/show/13469.

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Title Houstonian 1956
Creator (Local)
  • Students of the University of Houston
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date 1956
Description This edition of the Houstonian, published in 1956, is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • College yearbooks
  • University of Houston
Language English
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  • Text
  • Still Image
Original Item Location Houstonian
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1158762~S11
Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Title Basketball
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Transcript Kneeling, left to right: Joe Ed Lane. Paul Portis. Red Walling. Bennie McMorrough. Bob Boyter. Back row: Pete Markle, Bernie Kapner, Wilson Brown, Leroy Bowley. Jim Pok- luda. Johnny Haynes. FRESHMAN BASKETBALL Coach Guy Lewis guided the freshmen to a winning season in his first attempt. Lacking height, the team used speed and shooting ability from the free throw line and field to defeat a number of strong junior college teams. 9 wins 6 losses SCORES 68 Texas A&M Fr. 73 69 Allen Academy 63 71 South Texas JC - 54 74 Tyler JC 73 69 Victoria JC 73 77 Ellington AFB 58 79 Kilgore JC -~ 94 88 Allen Academy 77 81 Wharton JC 60 62 Texas A&M Fr 87 86 Tyler JC „ 105 84 Kilgore JC 75 80 Wharton JC 67 87 Victoria JC 88 100 South Texas JC 88 CROSS COUNTRY Coach Johnny Morriss organized the University's first cross-country team. The team quickly won its first trophy by beating Texas in the Bill Williams meet, held at MacGregor Park. Coach Morriss, former assistant athletic director at Michigan State and coach of national championship teams, succeeded Jack Patterson, who left for Baylor. Back row, left to right: Terry Long. Jim Koss, Coach Johnny Morriss. Jack McRob- erts, Gus Richers. Front row: Leonard Penny, Mario Garcia, Don Loadman. Not pictured: Len Goodine. Jack Smyth. Bill Humphries. Bernie DeGuzman. Gerald Barrow.