Set against a backdrop of the Korea War, McCarthyism, hoola-hoops and Elvis Presley, HOOP CRAZY shows how college basketball reflected the major social and cultural trends of the decade and tells the inspiring story of how college hoops overcame the disastrous gambling scandals of 1951 and emerged a decade later as a major component of the American sports scene.
“Four stars . . . a wonderful book for anyone who looks back at the golden age of America . . . “Amazon.com