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Those kinds of plays really stick in a player's mind. It was just a game, and we were going to the Olympics anyway, but winning would have been a beautiful topping on Phog's cake. Unfortunately we didn't win. Seven guys from the Kansas team went to the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, five from Peoria and two from Phillips. Going to the Olympics was special, especially since half of us were still in college. There is so much professionalism in amateur athletics today that the athletes almost aren't true amateurs anymore.
When the Jayhawks got to Dallas for the tournament, the hotel to which the team had been assigned would not accept any black guests. Harp decided, "If we can't all stay together, none of us will be staying here. " So the whole team stayed in Grand Prairie, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, a few miles outside the city. There was a lot of verbal abuse directed toward the Jayhawks on that trip. Police officers escorted the KU team on and off the basketball court, and all the way back to the airport. Things didn't get much better for the Jayhawks after defeating Southern Methodist in the opening round.
John's 61, Illinois 59 Kansas 80, St. John's 63 Kansas 74, Santa Clara 55 Clyde Lovellette The thing that sticks in my mind the most when I think back to our championship season of 1952 is that when I was being recruited in high school by Kansas head coach Dr. Forrest "Phog" Allen, he told me that with the other recruits he was bringing in, if we stayed together and played as a unit, we would have a chance to win the national championship and an Olympic gold medal. He told me that the only other ingredient he needed to fill the team was a big guy in the middle.