Southern Illinois University Carbondale Daily Egyptian Diversity News Archive (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
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Item IDEgyptian19690110Cager.tif
Original Publication SourceDaily Egyptian
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CollectionDaily Egyptian Diversity News Archive (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
TranscriptCager wants to aid ghettos
Uy Dub Lerbpna KU chief asset lahls jm[ - like comrol b4&lcctlull- Wben
On the battkciMII court [ng ability, ind be lUcs ji to ycAjcoocLnuaJly runtipaniit^ovii
Cbuck Ben&on, SlU'a 6-4 ccn^ advantage on ibc coun, Tbum wlEb ibc ball )-ou make it
icr. U aggrcsalTcqulcktnoT' far. ihls Bcascn, through 10 many mlBtakcs."
Ing and a dciormlncd ball garoca, Ocnun, wbo bit 2S Demon refused to preilici
player. point*—bla aeaaon hlgh^ ibc fmure of thla yer'
Thla combination ha* agalnsi Nevada Soul hem In the baaktiball team- "Wc bare
brought Dcnaon a long way La Vegas InvUational, la a- a couple of rc^ lougb gunef
ffom ibc AtUma, Ca-, gbctio vcraglng 11, 1 polnupergamo, coming up EvanarlUe,
vboro bo waa ralacd* Another of hlaacblcycrocnts Tulsa^and wr b*e lo go down
"Wben I„nr( came iO canK ai a sopbomore in ibe to Kentucky Wesleyio. fd
5oijl crn, iny-tira English open ¦440-ysrd dsah when be like to go back to ibe NTT,
work waa In Engllab liic^a^ won All-Amcrlcan bonora ai but on any gircn day who
lure. 1 didn't know how lo ibc Drake Relaya in Oea knows^an -onc could besi
wrl[c correctly." Genson Moloca, j-ou, "
Olid. "The only itilng ihat I "Aa an IndivlduaJ spon Clothing aad contemporary
waa prepared for waa nwih^ cbalicngc. I like tract ibe mujilc are Ben*on'a two hlg-
My flrat (quarter 1 was behind, beat, but In a cotnblnatLon or gcsi bobbiea.
and nobody wins to punch team apon. 1 like baakeiball "Tbe people dovn here arc
out of acbool, ao 1 buckled tbe bcai/'Benson aJld. ao conserrailTC In tbclrdrcaai,
down iotl formed atudy baiilis "KAntnan, SIU bead basket- Tbe clothing aiorca are way
and learned bow to study, " ball cosch. Is a gxxHl coach behind In men's styles* The
Nov a senior aisjorlng In and be koowa a lot sbo ux wom^u seem to be up wiib
ph)Blcal education, Bvnson basketball/* Benaoa saJd. tbe'tn'Ushlon, " Bensonssld,
wsnts lo leiura lo ibe gbettt? "His style rrally csa'c be "Too mocb daxk clcxhlng Is
stKl bolp [boso wbo sren'l cUsstOed ss a skrw sod de- woro—a little color wouldn't
as privileged ss ttf. ^ Ubcrax oae, bm li ¦ more bun snytfalng,
n'rv slwsva Uke
rsya liked io work With klda, and kids are tnter* eaied In sports, cmn ibosc who have dropped out ai scboch ] might be able tbco IO solve part of tbe trouble."
"If a boy csn somcbow 1- dentlfy with education li'a noc bard for him- But what bap- petu to tbe children wbo sre I aught aboui democracy and Inflaiion In scbool?" Benson ssked. "lie goes botne and his situation Isn't Uko scbool teaches blm. he ends up dropplTTg 04^1 of scbool."
Pan of Benson's educatlno has been as a member d ibe Snj basketball team ftsr the last thrc ysrs, As a soph¬ omore pJjying vlib Wsb Frs-
ucr and tbcocbcrNTTSAbdOs, Benson avrrmged ^, 4 poimM as sisrb tiun. ^.-
' One of tbe tigMigftxs of his colleglarc csrcer vu bcia( cbosen aa SRJ's raosi ooi- standing athlete last season by all other SaltAJ vhletes-
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