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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1961 - Athletics. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 23, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/14588/show/14517.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1961 - Athletics. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/14588/show/14517

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1961 - Athletics, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed September 23, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/14588/show/14517.

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Title Houstonian 1961
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
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Title Athletics
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript Basketball DRIVING IN for a basket is Ted Lucken- bill (34). Ted was consistent throughout the season in executing point-gaining plays such as this. APPLYING THE SOFT TOUCH, speedster Norman Tuffli eases in two for Big Red. SIX ARMS IN A TANGLE as Cougar Don Schverak and a trio of Oklahoma State players struggle for a loose ball. COLLISION AT MID-COURT takes place between Jim Lemmon (32) and a St. Louis Billiken in the game UH won. Big Red racked up its second straight upset by defeating nationally-rated St. Louis. The victory marked the first time the Billikens had been out-gunned from the field, as the red-hot Cougars poured in 26 field goals, five more than St. Louis. High-point man for the Cougars was Ted Luckenbill. who hit a sizzling 28 points. Houston next hosted Texas A&M. It was the last opportunity for the seniors to break a jinx that kept Houston winless against the Aggies for three years. Houston took advantage of the opportunity and beat the Farmers 89-85 in a hard fought game. From their well-earned victories the Cougars met defeat in Miami. The University of Miami, undefeated on their home court thus far this season, came out on top of a 89-78 score. FIVE STRAIGHT WINS Houston began a winning streak by tromping Loyola of Louisiana, 92-56, on the home court. The Cougars followed up the win by a tremendous 101-66 victory over the College of the Pacific. Gary Phillips hit a torrid 35 points, which was high for the season, in this home court victory. For their next encounter Big Red traveled to Tulsa. There the Cougars sunk 58% of attempted goals and walked over Tulsa 88-73. Big Red increased its win streak to four by defeating North Texas 86-57 on the home court. Ted Luckenbill grabbed in 19 rebounds, another season high, to lead the team to victory. The Cougars hit another season high, this time in the scoring department, as they trounced Oklahoma City 107-73. The win for Big Red completed a five game winning streak. 317