On the cover is Sammy Robinson flying down court on a fast break. Effective image.
We played against a couple of other international teams over the years. Always thought it was nice.
Ricardo Duarte was eventualliy named one of the 50 best all-time in FIBA basketball.
Ron Paradis - famed for outside shooting long before the 3 point era. I think I heard him say that to Tex he was "a project." There are plenty of stories of his big personality and sometimes outrageous behavior.
Coming from Washburn Rural where he was a Scholastic Magazine First Team All-American, he played for K-State 64-66 and scored 572 points for an 8.2 ppg career average. He led the 64-65 team in scoring at 12.3 ppg.
After college he went into broadcasting back in Topeka and had a well-known sports talk show and was famed from his blunt questions.
He passed away in 2010.