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Houstonian 1976 - Sports. 1976. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 1, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/7949/show/7701.

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(1976). Houstonian 1976 - Sports. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/7949/show/7701

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Title Houstonian 1976
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date 1976
Description This edition of the Houstonian, published in 1976, is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • College yearbooks
  • University of Houston
Language English
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Original Item Location Houstonian
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1158762~S11
Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
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Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript HOFHEINZ HELLIONS 136 Basketball Arrogant crowds enliven Pavilion games Minnesota Viking fans shouldn't be overly chastised. In December an irate and apparently intoxicated Blooming- ton bleacher bum let one ret 'have it' minutes before the final whistle in the Minnesota-Dallas Super Bowl play-off game. With one well-aimed toss of an empty liquor bottle, the fan temporarily sidelined the official with a minor head injury. The incident jolted both broadcasters and spectators and aroused a serious examination of just how unsportsmanlike our sports fans have become. But not so at UH. Two years before the Minnesota- Dallas incident, disbelieving sports- casters were shocked by the unruly behavior of the Cougars' own Pavilion- packed basketball fans. "Who's he?!" belt the die-hard hecklers as each opposing team member is named in pre-game introductions. Before the first 20-minute period expires each player and official will have suffered the effects of intermittent showers of crushed ice and paper cups. Bellowing "boos" follow each whistle by a ref — no matter what the reason for the call. Not all fans engage in the rough stuff, but everybody feels at least a twinge of enthusiasm — enthusiasm gone untapped during football seasons. The Cougar Brass, the Honeys and the cheerleaders actually get hearty responses to their spirit leading. The unfriendly actions of the basketball crowds remain offensive to many students (and probably most) but the loudmouthed fans revel in their infamy. It's the closest thing to a tradition at UH, supporters argue. They could be right. Basketball 137