For two months now the Crimson has been without a basketball coach and for two months now rumors and premature announcements concerning his identity have appeared in the sports columns. Yesterday a Boston paper broke the story that Bill Barclay, a three-sports mentor from the Middle West, will succeed Floyd Stahl as coach of the Crimson five. William J. ingham '06, head of the H.A.A. could not be reached last night for confirmation.
According to the article, Barclay, Michigan University golf coach, has been signed to a three year contract. Besides turning out conference champion links teams, Barclay has acted as assistant football and basketball coach for the Wolverines during his six years stay at Ann Arbor.