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  We'd be losing at halftime to a good team and Hartweger would say, 'Don't worry, Coach- we'll get 'em all right'".   The trio who shared the most-valuable honors were introduced by Bob Broeg, sports editor of the Post-Dispatch.   Kieffer, the only junior in the group, was commended for his ability to hit in the clutch, as well as his all-round excellent play.   Mankowski, the ball-hawking defensive expert, was cited for his performance against Bradley in St Louis U.'s nationally televised victory.   Benington said, "I've never seen a player have a game as great as Mankowski did against Bradley that day".   lack >   Benington recalled that he once told Hartweger that he doubted Gordon would ever play much for him because he seemed to be lack ing in all of the accepted basketball skills.     After the coach listed all the boy's faults, Hartweger said, "Coach before I leave here, you'll get to like me".   Mrs Benington admired Gordon's spirit and did what she could to persuade her husband that the boy might help the team.   As Hartweger accepted his silver bowl, he said, "I want to thank coach's wife for talking him into letting me play".   Bob Burnes, sports editor of the Globe-Democrat, presented Bob Nordmann with his award.