Talk:Game of the Century (college basketball)

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Removed Florida trivia[edit]

This was added after Florida's first championship in 2006

Since the 1968 championship, only the 2006 Florida Gators have won both of their Final Four games by at least 15 points. Incidentally, the second of those wins came against the UCLA Bruins.

This might belong in the 2006 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, 1968 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament or under Florida Gators. Group29 14:39, 6 April 2007 (UTC)

Title IX[edit]

How did this game inspire/affect the Title IX educational amendment in 1972? Group29 22:23, 10 January 2007 (UTC)

Add citation need tag Group29 20:44, 10 July 2007 (UTC)

Lew (Kareem) and the goggles[edit]

This was removed from the article at one point, and perhaps belongs in a trivia section, also it has a bit of sour grapes feel to it. However it has appeared in books about UCLA basketball and is part of the story. If we could find the citation and book, it should be included.

Lou Alcindor had suffered a scratched left cornea on January 12, 1968 at the Cal game. He would miss the next two games against Stanford and Portland. This happened right before the momentous game against Houston. His cornea later would be scratched again during his pro career and he would then wear goggles for protection. Following the NCAA championship, this would be cited as one of the reasons the game was so close.

Group29 14:37, 6 April 2007 (UTC)

size of photo[edit]

Could we please follow the recommendation of WP:MOS#Images and not override the reader's preferences by coding a specific size into the image tag. Users wishing to see the picture in a larger (or smaller) size should make a preferences setting to specify the size they want. That lets them choose the size at which they see the picture themselves. Putting that choice directly into the article instead of into their own preferences prevents other users from making their own choices. It also fosters a attention-seeking competition towards bigger and bigger pictures in articles. If the user doesn't set a preference, the default of 180px is really enough to convey the sense of this picture, enough to let viewers decide whether to click on it to see a larger version. 75.62.7.22 02:33, 29 April 2007 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Elvin vs lew SI cover.jpg[edit]

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BetacommandBot 02:48, 26 October 2007 (UTC)