Building Community through Shared History - A KU Memorial Union Program

Big Game, Big Loss


March 23, 1957- In the NCAA national championship game in Kansas City, KU men's basketball, featuring Wilt Chamberlain, loses in three overtimes to North Carolina. Final score NC 54, KU 53. Image: Jayhawker Yearbook

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