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36th annual boys state tourney opens, 1953

Posted on March 15, 2017 | in Uncategorized | by

The opening game of the 36th annual state basketball tournament in Memorial Coliseum, March 18, 1953, between Caverna and Louisville Flaget. The 2017 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament opens Wednesday in Rupp Arena, as Bowling Green takes on Graves County. Click here to read our series The Sweetest Century, highlighting 100 years of the Boys Sweet Sixteen Tournament. And click here to see another image from our archives of the 1956 tournament.  Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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