Originally Posted by fpliii
That meshes with the limited research I've done. I've been meaning to look into some of the college legends for a while (I spent a little while looking into Mikan and Russell, but nothing in depth...I haven't touched the other guys you mentioned).
UCLA Lew Alcindor was all over Sports Illustrated. Check out http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/
There's actually a really nice search engine in that website. Although the writing has drooped sadly in recent years, Sports Illustrated used to be one of the finest collections of sportswriters in the world.
We used to devour those magazines looking for articles about Lew and the excitement of all of us when he went to the NBA was
which totally proved out. What a great career that man had!!