The year is 1975, now click on the day in the timeline below.
The day is Tuesday, March 18 in the year 1975.Basketball team wins 1st ever Illinois state title (March 18-22 1975): A win over Belleville Junior college at the State Regional tournament secured the Lakers first-ever state title, which lead to a birth at the National Junior College Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas. At the national tournament, the Lakers lost to teams from New York and Wyoming; they finished the season with an impressive 30-3 record.
From left to right: Mark Heyse, Howard Garrett, Floyd T. Curl, Dr. Robert Webb, and Tommy Taylor (Photo taken in Hutchinson, Kansas)
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