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Houstonian 1968 - Sports. 1968. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. May 28, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/1726/show/1472.

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(1968). Houstonian 1968 - Sports. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/1726/show/1472

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Houstonian 1968 - Sports, 1968, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed May 28, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/1726/show/1472.

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Title Houstonian 1968
Creator (Local)
  • Students of the University of Houston
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date 1968
Description This edition of the Houstonian, published in 1968, is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • College yearbooks
  • University of Houston
Genre (AAT)
  • school yearbooks
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • 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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Transcript Elvin Winds Up Four Great Years Records, Tradition, Legend Remain Dear Elvin, How can we forget four years of the most exciting basketball Houston has seen? More than that, how do we thank you? As the song should go, there just aren't enough ways. Remember those old rivals, Texas A&M, Miami, Lamar Tech, and, of course, UCLA—not to forget three straight invitations to NCAA tourneys. Those happy and sad moments, they will remain with us forever. "E", you and the team provided us with so many thrills and a new kind of spirit in that part of the year that formerly was just a break between football season and spring practice. Remember the 1966-1967 season when you broke Gary Phillips three- season scoring record in one and a half seasons? And that wasn't the only record you broke. In your three years every UH scoring and rebound record for single game, season and career has fallen into your hands. Not even the NCAA record books escaped your reach as six national honors are headed by Houston's watchword, Elvin Hayes. Nineteen sixty-four seems like just yesterday, when a tall, gangling kid from Rayville, Louisiana, started Houston's basketball spark, a spark that led to a roaring flame of "round- ball fever". You can bet UH basketball will never be the same. "E", thanks for the memories. Sincerely, The University of Houston Top left, "E" blocks a shot against Ohio State. Above, number 44 stretches all the way out to snare a rebound against Virginia Tech. Right, Elvin chats with Jack Penick after 158-81 win over Valparaiso. 186