History

McLean County Basketball Tournament (1911 - Present)
 
We like to thank Bill Kemp, librarian, at the McLean County Museum of History for the pictures and historical summary relating to the second oldest basketball tournament in Illinois.
 
cropsey high school basketball team 1938
 
Picture 1 - Cropsey High School after winning the 1938  McLean County Basketball Tournament.
 
mclean county basketball tournament 1950
 
Picture 2 - With a 59-39 win over the Chenoa Red Birds, the Lexington Minutemen were crowned McLean County Basketball Tournament Champs in 1950.
 
mclean county basketball tourney january 1959
 
Picture 3 - Gene Durham 22 of Saybrook-Arrowsmith High attempts a layup during the 1959 McLean County Basketball Tournament Championship game.  Octavia High in Colfax won 66-58 to capture its third consecutive title.