February 28, 1988 |
If your name is Mount and you live in Lebanon, Ind., you are expected to play basketball. If your name is Rich Mount, you are also fighting inevitable comparisons with a famous father who is still regarded as one of the best players to come out of this basketball-crazy state. The younger Mount, a 6-foot-3 junior at Lebanon High School, already gets about 10 letters a week from major colleges around the country.
February 13, 1991 |
Rich Mount, who left Purdue and its basketball team earlier this season, is enrolling at Virginia Commonwealth in Richmond. He is the son of former Purdue All-American Rick Mount.
March 14, 1994 |
Glenn Robinson, the nation's scoring leader, had a career-high 49 points as No. 6-ranked Purdue beat Illinois, 87-77, Sunday to win its first Big Ten title since 1988. Purdue (26-4, 14-4) finished one game ahead of Michigan, which dropped out of a first-place tie with Saturday's overtime loss to Northwestern. The victory also snapped a six-game losing streak to Illinois (17-10, 10-8). Robinson, averaging 30.
January 18, 2000
The NCAA Division I single-game scoring list (vs. Division I opponents): Kevin Bradshaw, U.S. International, vs. Loyola Marymount, Jan. 5, 1991 72 Pete Maravich, Louisiana State, vs. Alabama, Feb. 7, 1970 69 Calvin Murphy, Niagara, vs. Syracuse, Dec. 7, 1968 68 Jay Handlan, Washington & Lee, vs. Furman, Feb. 17, 1951 66 Pete Maravich, Louisiana State, vs. Tulane, Feb. 10, 1969 66 Anthony Roberts, Oral Roberts, vs. North Carolina A&T, Feb. 19, 1977 66 Anthony Roberts, Oral Roberts, vs.
December 3, 1989 |
In their first big game, Cal State Long Beach's new players looked nervous most of the way Saturday. But in the end, they played like veterans and stole a 70-69 victory from Purdue before 3,655 fans at the Long Beach Arena. With 10 seconds to play and the 49ers trailing, 69-68, freshman Lucious Harris stole the ball near midcourt and drove for a layup. He missed, but Kenny Jarvis, another new 49er, tipped the ball in with two seconds left.
October 12, 2012 |
He wore dark-rimmed glasses that made him look like Clark Kent and he played defense like Superman. Now, Kenny Heitz is gone, leaving UCLA basketball fans with fond memories and sorrow. He is a magical name from the 10-championship John Wooden era that will never be forgotten, or under-appreciated. In Heitz's three seasons - freshmen couldn't play on the varsity then - UCLA had a record of 88-2. At the end of each season - 1967, '68 and '69 - the Bruins took home an NCAA title trophy.