Also notable from 1967:

• Van Wagner, from St. Cloud State (and Minneapolis Washburn), won the distance double — 5,000 and 10,000 meters — at the Pan Am Games.

• Arthur Ashe headlined the Pan Am tennis trials at the Minikahda Club. He lost in the semis in Winnipeg in singles and settled for a bronze medal.

• Gophers basketball played at No. 2 Houston and No. 1 UCLA in a nine-day period in December, losing big in both in what would be John Kundla's final season.