1941 ACC Basketball Cagers

Bert is listed as new sophomore player in the paragraph starting: Among the other newcomers..

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Bos A({(ei. the in one of agreed AGC Cagers lo Depend OnFrosh Success of the Abilene Chris) Jan hoopstera, pmmilM contenders or the Texas conference cham- jioji5hif, u'iil depend on lite Rbil- ly ol a host of freshman prospects o function with a trio of highly irottelent tettertnen, Calling his 5quad together ye.s- erday. Coach A. B. (Bugs) Morris RS greeted by the veteran lettermen, lettermen, two squadmen and 11 new- coiners. The Wildcats' guard play should b* second to none in the conference, conference, with P. H. Hill and Bill Hay back to care for the same ;XXSLS handled in"*near all-star style last season. Leon Locke is available available for either center or forward. He rates with the leading goal rltigers of Ihe circuit. Morris has at least a couple of freshmen v,in:ni he believe."; will be difficult to beai out of regular jobs. They are J. E. Smith from the state finalist Abilene high school team and James King of the Boles Orphanage at Quinlan, Texas. Texas. King's schoolboy coach n-as Bruce Prior, wildcat star of two seasons ago. Atnong the other newcomers are Paul Bond. McLean; Gladstone McLennan, Luedcrs; Duane Capps, Crowell: Eldon Coats and Paul champion Snead, Idalou: Billy Fly. Hugo. Okla.: Carroll Vernon. Gladewater; Gladewater; Gene Hicks. Harlandale (San Antonio: Bill Ground. Duncanville: Duncanville: Delton Holt. Lubbock; Jim Bob Jarrell. Fort Worth: and Bert Powell. Powell and Jarrell are sophomores coming out tor the first time. Snead Is a six foot, six inch lad, and Coats Is six- two. Squadmen back from last season include David Kennamer. Wood- vllle. Ala.; and Eugene Tenney, Abilene. A possibility remains that Gene Bennett will stay In school and lend his six foot, three Inch f r to the cage eause. Bennett, who plans to be married married during the Christmas season. , hasn't reported for practice and is o n t h t doubtful list. He scored 199 points at the center position last winter and his absence would be ceenly felt. Morris plar.i no December games. First activity jjrobably will be seen early January, against the Southwest Texas State Teachers at San Marcos.

Clipped from Abilene Reporter-News02 Dec 1941, TuePage 6

Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas)02 Dec 1941, TuePage 6
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