Building Community through Shared History - A KU Memorial Union Program

First Final Four

1939-1940_Basketball


In the Western Regional final game of the NCAA Tournament (Final Four), KU's Pony Express team featuring Ralph Miller, Howard Engleman and Dick Harp defeat the University of Southern California 43-42. KU would lose to Indiana in the final.

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