NEWSLINE: 1941 Coug hoops team lost in time

PAUL LINDEMAN

WITH WORLD WAR II looming, the 1941 Cougar basketball time surprised everyone by nearly winning the NCAA tournament.

"The 1941 Washington State College basketball team is largely lost to time. But don't feel bad. That's the way they would have wanted it. Even their children are foggy about much of it: Dad was too humble, too private, too proud to peel away the layers of his past..."

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