1953 Champs to be Honored Thursday
Nov. 13, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - As part of participation in the Progressive Legends Classic, each school will honor a "Legend" from their program. The Indiana men's basketball team will honor the 1953 NCAA Championship squad who will celebrate the 60th anniversary of their title this season.
They will be honored at halftime of the Nov. 15 game against Sam Houston State and will sign autographs prior to the contest. The first 5,000 fans will receive a commemorative poster.
Those who have confirmed they are attending include:
Ronald Fifer, Manager
The Hoosiers finished 23-3 overall and 17-1 in the Big Ten. They defeated Kansas, 69-68, to win the national title. For more on the history of the 1953 team, visit Bob Hammel's Hoosier Historia.
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