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THE HOLUP BROTHERS, John (left) and Joe, are as popular on the George Wash ington University campus as they are on the basketball court. Here they exchange pleasantries with Miss Barbara Connolly os they register for a school term. ALL WORK and no play could make John and Joe less skillful basketball players, so they relax in the game room of the Sigma Chi Fraternity house. Joe and Cheer Leader Lola Mathers of Alexandria chat over a soft drink, while John ploys the accordion for Students Shirley Brawn and Richard Creswell. S»or Photos by Clwood Baker; GWU Photo i—THE WASHINGTON STAR PICTORIAL MAGAZINE, MARCH 1. 1933 PAGE 6 COACH BILL REINHART of the high-scoring GW quintet goes over the lineup of the North Carolina State team with the brothers. Despite the two brothers' spectacular play, N. C. State won two close games from GW. r ANKS to two unassuming brothers, George Wash ington University may be on its way to having its first All-America athlete maybe even two. They are John and Joe Holup, whose dazzling play has made the GWU basketball team one of the highest scor ing collegiate outfits in the country and has struck fear into the hearts of rival play ers and coaches. John, 20, and a junior, played on the team last sea son, but this is the first year . for Joe, who is 19, and a freshman. Back in Swoyers ville, Pa., their home town, they led the high school team into the State championship play-offs with 29 straight wins. Then John came to GW and Joe stayed behind to fin ish high school. Last fall, Joe also enrolled here, and GW basketball records have been tumbling ever since. Early this season John set a GW record for individual scoring with 30 points against West Virginia, but a couple of weeks later Joe broke it with 33 points against Duke. New team records also were set when John and Joe led the way as GW scored more than 100 points in three con secutive games. It has been much the same story throughout the season, which ends this week with the Southern Conference tourna ment at Raleigh, N. C. Many think the brothers sire certain to make the All- Conference team, but others have their sights set even higher. They believe that, before the boys are through at GW, one or both will bring the school All-America honors. Like so many athletes, the brothers’ conduct off the court is the opposite of their dash and verve while playing. Both are studious, retiring and quiet almost to the point of bashfulness. In class, they are better than average students. John, who is 6 feet 5 and weighs 195, is majoring in physical education. Some day he hopes to coach, but a Navy hitch may come first. Joe is 6 feet 6 and weighs 215. He hasn’t decided on a career. Both boys, however, would like a year or two of professional basketball. “There is good money in pro basketball, 1 " John says, “and if there’s anything a fel low just out of college needs, it’s money.’’ Joe agrees. . That’s one big reason an All-America rating would come in handy. It would mean a better pro job later on—when, “if there’s any thing a fellow . . . needs, it’s money.” —W.J.M.