Springfield College’s Greatest Basketball Victory (February 16, 1971)
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This two-page article, "Springfield College's Greatest Basketball Victory" by Hal Lynch ’41 describes the February 16, 1971 basketball game where Springfield College beat the University of Massachusetts 63 to 62. University of Massachusetts had "Dr. J.," Julius Erving, on the team and had a record of 17-2 that year. Julius Erving was held to 18 points that evening! During that season, the college had a record of 13-7 and was led by Coach Ed Bilik and Assistant Coach Ray Gilbert. Only seven men played for Springfield that night: Judd Hunt, Fran Stupakevich, Dana Anderson, Jim Grassi, Rich Hundley, Brad Macomber, and team captain Steve Waterman. The document was written roughly twenty-eight years after the game, and includes information about where the members of the team were working as of 1999. Harold G. Lynch served as Alumni Director of Springfield College and wrote "A Century of Springfield College Football.
|Lynch, Harold G|
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Springfield College--Alumni and alumnae
University of Massachusetts
Lynch, Harold G
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