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The 1957 Jayhawks

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Kansas University players, from left, Maurice King, Gene Elstun, Wilt Chamberlain, John Parker and Ron ...

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Kansas University players stand dejected following the 1957 National Championship game, which they lost 54-53 ...

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North Carolina fans snip at the nets in Municipal Auditorium following UNC's 54-53 triple overtime ...

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A team photo of the 1956-57 Kansas University squad.

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Kansas University sophomore Wilt Chamberlain, second from left, is among a cast of Jayhawks accepting ...

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A Kansas University player fights for a rebound between North Carolina's Pete Brennan (35) and ...

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Kansas University senior Maurice King stretches for a ball headed out of bounds late in ...

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Kansas University senior Maurice King accepts a wrist watch as a award following the Jayhawks' ...

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Kansas University men's basketball coach Dick Harp, speaking in center, meets with the media following ...

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North Carolina's Lennie Rosenbluth hoists a shot over Kansas University senior Maurice King during the ...

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Kansas University sophomore Wilt Chamberlain (13) struggles to draw a rebound away from a crowd ...

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North Carolina players and coaches pose following their 54-53 triple overtime win over Kansas University ...

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Kansas University sophomore Wilt Chamberlain skies for a rebound in traffic during the 1957 National ...

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Kansas University fans leave in a caravan down N. 2nd Street for the National Championship ...

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The Kansas University bench erupts in celebration during a game earlier in March of 1957.

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Kansas University players and coaches pose for a quick photo before boarding a flight to ...

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Woody Cragg 7 years, 8 months ago

Can still hear Dad hollering "we got Screwed" after the Championship loss, and I can recall him going nuts in 52' when they won the NC. RCJH!!!

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