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Updated game notes for UCLA Bruins at Houston Cougars - Jan 20, 1968
Edited the game notes for UCLA Bruins at Houston Cougars - Jan 20, 1968.
  • Added "UCLA coach John Wooden had been reluctant to accept scheduling of the game out of concern that the predictable emphasis on the Lew Alcindor-Elvin Hayes matchup would detract from the play of the team, but conceded to the wishes of UCLA athletic director JD Morgan when told the game would be worth $80,000 to the UCLA."
  • Added "Houston led 46-43 at half time."
  • Added "Elvin Hayes, who finished the game with 39 points, made two free throws with 28 seconds left to play in the game."
  • Added "UCLA was unable to score on its final possession of the game, and UCLA's 47 game winning streak was snapped"
  • Added "During this game, Lew Alcindor had arguably the worst game of his college career as he missed 14 of 18 shots, and three of his shots had been blocked by Hayes. However he played the game with a scratched cornea. He suffered the injury in game against California on January 12. He then missed UCLA's next two games... " View more
  • Added "The attendance for this game was 52, 693."
by jy826 May 31, 2013
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Updated game notes for UCLA Bruins at Houston Cougars - Jan 20, 1968
Edited the game notes for UCLA Bruins at Houston Cougars - Jan 20, 1968.
  • Added "For this game, UCLA entered the game as the No. 1 team in the nation, while Houston entered the team as the no. 2 team in the nation."
  • Added "This game became the first regular-season college basketball game to be televised nationally as it was syndicated to 120 stations in 49 states."
  • Added " This game was the first college basketball game to be played in a domed stadium."
by jy826 May 30, 2013
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers) (2).jpg Updated personal notes for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Edited the personal notes for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
  • Added trivia: "Abdul Jabbar converted from Catholicism to Islam before his senior year at UCLA and had decided to change his name to Kareem Abdul Jabbar by the time he left UCLA. He made the change legal in 1981 shortly after winning the 1970-71 NBA Championship with Milwaukee"
by jy826 Apr 22, 2013
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Houston's Elvin Hayes is mobbed by fans after upending UCLA in 1968
Houston's Elvin Hayes is mobbed by fans after upending UCLA in 1968
by Hearndon Mar 06, 2012
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lucius allen '68
lucius allen '68
by nailboys Jan 01, 2012
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Lew Alcindor - UCLA
Lew Alcindor - UCLA
by tm50 Mar 19, 2011
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Rosters for 1968 UCLA-Houston game.
Rosters for 1968 UCLA-Houston game.
by Echohawk Feb 28, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Gene Sutherland
Edited the personal notes for Gene Sutherland.
by garyw Feb 27, 2011
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Tyler Trapani Updated personal notes for Tyler Trapani
Edited the personal notes for Tyler Trapani.
by thesemers Feb 27, 2011
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Elvin Hayes (Houston Cougars) and Lew Alcindor (1-20-1968).jpg
Elvin Hayes (Houston Cougars) and Lew Alcindor (1-20-1968).jpg
by thesemers Dec 17, 2010
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.jpg
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.jpg
by thesemers Sep 22, 2010
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers) (2).jpg Updated external links for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Created an external link called "Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Profile and Stats at LakersWeb.com" for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
  • Set title to "Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Profile and Stats at LakersWeb.com".
  • Set URL to http://www.lakersweb.com/players/kareem_abdul-jabbar.html.
by thesemers Sep 22, 2010
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers) (2).jpg Updated external links for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Created an external link called "Kareem Abdul-Jabbar NBA & ABA Statistics | Basketball-Reference.com" for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
  • Set title to "Kareem Abdul-Jabbar NBA & ABA Statistics | Basketball-Reference.com".
  • Set URL to http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/a/abdulka01.html.
by thesemers Sep 22, 2010
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers) (2).jpg Updated external links for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Created an external link called "NBA.com : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Info Page" for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
  • Set title to "NBA.com : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Info Page".
  • Set URL to http://www.nba.com/historical/playerfile/index.html?player=kareem_abdul-jabbar.
by thesemers Sep 22, 2010
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers) (2).jpg Updated personal notes for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Edited the personal notes for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
  • Added trivia: "Attended Power Memorial High School in New York"
by thesemers Sep 22, 2010
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers) (2).jpg Updated athletic career information for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Edited the career summary for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
  • Added player career summary for UCLA Bruins Men's Basketball:
    "Averaged 26.4 points and 15.5 rebounds in leading UCLA to three National Championships"
  • Added player career summary for Milwaukee Bucks:
    "NBA MVP in 1971, 1972, and 1974"
  • Added coach career summary for Los Angeles Lakers:
    "Helped lead the Lakers to the NBA Championship"
by thesemers Sep 22, 2010
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Lucius Allen (Milwaukee Bucks).jpg Updated personal notes for Lucius Allen
Edited the personal notes for Lucius Allen.
  • Added trivia: "Drafted by the Seattle Supersonics in the 1st round (3rd pick, 3rd overall) of the 1969 NBA draft."
by salbin Jul 01, 2010
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers) (2).jpg Updated personal notes for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Edited the personal notes for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
  • Added trivia: "Inducted into Hall of Fame as Player in 1995"
by salbin Jul 01, 2010
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers) (2).jpg Updated personal notes for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Edited the personal notes for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
  • Added trivia: "Abdul-Jabbar was selected with the 1st pick in the 1969 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks."
by salbin Jul 01, 2010
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