Early entries to NBA, NCAA crackdown on diploma mills prompting renewed interest in junior college hoops
By John Herndon
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at 7:00 pm
At one time, junior colleges were as much a part of the major college basketball scene as Dick Vitale.
OK, OK. We will agree that nothing could be like Dickie V, but players who went through two-year programs, then played a major role at a big time program were common.
Forget the ending of what many call the greatest college basketball game ever played for a minute. Focus on nearly eight minutes earler when Kentucky had stunnded the hoops world as Dale Brown swished a three-pointer from the right side that put the Wildcats in front of mighty Duke 89-87.
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