Today's item comes from IBCA Hall of Famer, Marty Maciaszek.

 

In 1968, the Evanston High School Wildkits won the state championship for boys' basketball.  Do You Know what was unique about that title run?

 

Evanston HS 1968The Evanston team, coached by IBCA Hall of Famer Jack Burmaster, scored exactly 70 points in each of the 3 state tournament games in Champaign:

Quarterfinals--Evanston 70; (Peoria) Central 48

Semi finals--Evanston 70; (Chicago) Crane Tech 54

Championship--Evanston 70; Galesburg 51

 

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