Stories for March 23, 1957


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3/23/57 - K.U. in Dream Clash With Tar Heel Quint

Jays Rip Dons As N.C. Nips Spartan Club

Basketball fans will be treated to the "dream game" of the year at 9 tonight in Municipal Auditorium at Kansas City when Kansas and North Carolina University meet for the NCAA basketball championship. Although North Carolina is unbeatin in 31 games this season, Kansas (24-2) has been installed a three-point favorite.

Harp Thinks His Jay Battlers Deserve Win as Final Reward

The raging Kansas basketball team has just finished unleashing a blistering fast break attack Friday to bury defensive-minded San Francisco 80-56 and win the 1957 NCAA Western championship. The K.U. team was happy but a long way from delirious, but it was looking ahead as it gathered in the dressing room for a few post-game words from coach Dick Harp.