Highlights of the state basketball tourney 1951

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"Over 15,000 basketball fans have traveled from all over the Hoosier state to witness the final game of the 40th annual Indiana High School Basketball tournament series." This compilation shows clips from each of the games of the final four teams at the 1951 IHSAA basketball finals with commentary. Includes footage of the crowd and cheerleaders during the games.

First semi-final game: Crispus Attucks, an all-black team from Indianapolis vs. F.J. Reitz (called "Evansville Reitz" by IHSAA), an all-white team from Evansville. Public schools in Indiana were not integrated until the 1960's. Final score: Reitz (66), Crispus Attucks (59).

Second semi-final game: Lafayette Jefferson vs. Muncie Central. Final score: Lafayette Jefferson (41), Muncie Central (51).

Final game: Reitz vs. Muncie Central. Final score: Muncie Central (60), Reitz (58).

Concludes with awards presentation for the season.
Indiana University Audio-Visual Center; Indiana High School Athletic Association
Sports (Nonfiction)
Basketball--Tournaments ; Basketball--Tournaments--United States ; School sports.
IUL Moving Image Archive
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:00:00); 16mm
Other Identifier
IULMIA Film Database: 30000157616032

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