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The Detroit Jewish News, 1972-03-31

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

8—Friday, March 31, 1972

JTA's All-American Basketball Team

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Steve Kap Ian
Eric Minkin
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at the Jewish Community Centers players, the second five more than
By HASKELL COHEN
(Copyright 1972, LTA, Inc.)
but they just don't get the tough a cut below the first team in
DON'T MAKE A COSTLY MISTAKE CALL US LAST 1
Twenty to 30 years ago select- competition there. Furthermore, talent. Wherever there was a sus-
ing an all Jewish All-American our boys are going in more and picion of a Jewish player, we
college basketball team was a very more for the individual sports Like called the school involved. On a
difficult task. In those days there tennis and golf so that overall the lead from Raveling we thought we
was a plethora of talent available basketball picture for the future had located a strong 61" rebound-
and the hardest part of the picking is a gloomy one."
er at Texas A&I. A call to the
was in eliminating good, solid
For a time we were going with coach revealed the boy was Cath-
performers. City College, N.Y.U., only one team, that's how sparse olic, but the coach contended, "If
St. Johns and L.I.U. in New York the pickings were. After placing it will help you any, the boy has
City alone would offer a dozen calls around the country we just no objection to being selected to
FOR YOUR LOVED ONES
or more players who qualified. did manage to come up with 10 Your squad."
Temple, Duquesne, Syracuse and
THAT THEY SHALL BE

FIRST
TEAM

the Ivy League also had candidates
230 Sr.-
6-7
Davidson
F
in those days, not to mention oc- Eric Minkin
REMEMBERED
6-7
Rutgers
F
casional choices from the Big Ten Steve Kaplan
6-7 t-_-..215—'" Sr.
Brown -
and the Independents around the Arnie Berman
175 Sr.
Fairleigh-Diciiiiso; ,- - .' 6-1
Lee Shulman
country.
PLANT A- TREE
200 Sr.
6 5
Peap,yW Inca
Today, the job of selecting an Alan Cotter
all-tar unit is just as tough as
— SEC0i1B mut
IN ISRAEL
a quarter century ago, but for an
6-5
175 Sr.
St. Francis (N.Y.)
F
entirely different reason. There just Ken Lam
225
Soph.
6-8
F Nevada-Las Vegas
aren't many good Jewish basketball Warren Walk
IN THEIR. MEMORY
220 Sr.
6-8
C Harvard
Brian Newmark
players anymore.
175 Sr.
6-2
G Duke
Robbie West
This
observance is an age-
When we got down to the actual Steve Hirschorn
Sr.
5-10 155
G Tennessee
old, hallowed Jewish tradi-
work of screening this year's can-
tion and it has become cus-
didates we were appalled at the
ERIC MINKIN, Davidson, 6-7.
tomary to plant trees in
lack of talent. As usual, we con- 130, Sr.—Leading rebounder (9 lyn native was a three-year
starter
on
a
club
which
was
among
Israel to link forever the
tacted the top coaches and recruit- per game) on team which won the
cherished memories of your
ers in the land and they all had regular season Southern Confer- the best in defense.
clear ones.
the same sad tale. "There just ence championship. Minkin, a na-
ALAN' COTLER, Pennsylvania,
aren't any good Jewish basket- tive of Philadelphia, averaged nine 6-5,.200, Sr.—The "quarterback"
Phone
ball players anymore." they all points a game during his college of the offense " for Penn which
repeated. George Raveling of the career. Hampered throughout most ranked among the Op 10 teams
University of Maryland, one of the of his college career by an assort- in-the nation for the second con-
968-0820
top recruiters of • collegiate hoop ment of injuries.
secutive year. A native of Flush-
22100 Greenfield Rd.
talent, groaned, "Boy are you in
mg, N.Y., Cotter was a reserve for
STEVE
KAPLAN,
Rutgers,
6-'7,
Trees
are
p2.50
each, TAX DEDUCTIBLE
trouble, man."
Hours: Mon. thru Thurs. 9 to 5,
Sr.—The eighth player in two seasons before gaining a start-
The fact of the matter is that 215,
ing berth. Averaged nine points a
Fri. 9-4, Sun, I 0-1
Rutgers
basketball
history
to
score
the decay of Jewish basketball more than 1,000 points during a game for the Quakers, who won the
started when the second and third varsity career. He averaged 16 Iby title for the third successive
generation Jewish families began
a game, starting at forward year.
the trek from the city to the sub- points
three seasons. As a sophomore,
urbs. As Nat Holman, the original for
led the nation in free throw
Celtics great and the former City Kaplan
shooting. He is a native of Col- -
College mentor, explained: "In or- lingswood,
N.J.
der for the youngsters to excel in
ARNIE BERMAN, Brown, 6-7,
basketball they must have that day
to day competition in the school 215, Sr.—One of the outstanding
yards. That's the place I learned players in the nation, 'Berman
the fundamentals and that's where averaged better than 27 points a
greats of former years, the Spin- game this past season for Brown.
dells, Benders, Goldmans, Sphans, He was a two-time All-Ivy League
Fliegels, Holzman, Hertzbergs, player and Rhode Island's "Jewish
Kramers, Mersons, Blooms,. Ros- Athlete of the Year" in 1971. He
ans, Schectmans, Torgoffs, Bonns, finished an outstanding three-year
1/11•AINNN,A,
Kwellers, and so many other Jew- career with a 20 point per game
ish All-Americans learned the scoring average. Berman is a na-
tive
of
Short
Hills,
N.
J.
ABC's of basketball. Continuing,
LEE SHULMAN, Fairleigh-Dick-
gHolman said: "You just can't cut
it without this type of background. inson, 6-1, 175, Sr.—The all-time
high
scorer in Fairleigh Dickinson
True, our youngsters are playing
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history, Shulman also broke the
career scoring average with a bet-
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Yeshiva Math Team
Scores in Contest

NEW YORK—A team -of Yeshiva
College undergraduates outpaced
83 per cent of 165 student Inath
teams from colleges and universi-,
ties in the United States- and Can-
ada in the 30tH annual Williani
Lowell Putnam Mathematical-Corns
petition.
According to scores released by
the Mathematical Association of
America, Yeshiva ranked 29th in
the six-hour examination.
DP. Henry Lisman, professor of
mathematics at the college and
adviser to the team, said seven
members of the team scored high
enough to have their names in-
cluded in the list published by
the Putnam Competition Commit-
tee.

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