WACKIE GAMES!!
(Pottsville Republican)

Which game goes into the history books as the wackiest?


1-Ashley vs Kane, March 1949.  after Ashley had been first declared the winner 44-43, four more seconds are put back on the clock and Kane wins 45-44.  Story HERE
Story: Kane Republican, Wilkes Barre Times Leader

2-MMI Prep vs West Hazleton, Feb 4, 1964.  MMI defeated West Hazleton 7-5 in what might be the lowest scoring game in Pennsylvania high school basketball history.   Story  HERE
Story: Hazleton Post Standard

3- Russia vs the United States, Sept 10, 1972. In the Munich Olympics, the clock is reset twice after the United States has won both times allowing another play. On the third try, Russia handed us our first basketball loss in the history of the Olympics.  Story   HERE
Story: ESPN Classics

4-Pottsville vs Potsgrove, Dec 3, 2007,  Pottsville trailed by six points with four seconds remaining in the game and won by five points in regulation time with 12 technical foul shots.   Story HERE 
Story: Pottsville Republican

5-East Rochester (NY) vs Salesian (CA). 2007.  Salesain won 115-111 in five overtimes, with East  Rochester finishing the game with only two players on the floor after the others fouled out.  Story  HERE
Story: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Which was the wackiest game?
Ashley vs Kane

MMI Prep vs West Hazleton

Russia vs the United States

Pottsville vs Potsgrove

East Rochester vs Salesian
Find the complete list of Memorable Games  HERE

Go to the Pennsylvania Basketball Website HERE

If you have a game which you would like to nominate, email wgaffey@pa.net