Big 8 Conference December 28, 1957 Pre-Season Basketball Tournament Program Wilt Chamberlain

The 1957-58 NCAA season was Wilt Chamberlain’s 2nd and final collegiate basketball season at the University of Kansas.  The team ended up #7 in the AP polls after playing in the National Championship game the year before.

Offered is a rare program covering December 26 – 27 – 28 – 30, 1957 (per the cover) for the Big 8 Conference Pre-Season Basketball Tournment (in the schedule though, this was regular season for Kansas).  This particular program covers the games on December 28th which was the Semi-Finals for the Big 8 Conference games.  These games were played at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, MO.  All of the Big 8 team participated.  The program features all of the rosters of the teams, team photos, and some articles.  The college games that have been scored inside the program are the Kansas 55 vs Iowa state 48 game played on December 28, 1957 and the Kansas State vs. Nebraska Game which K-State be the Cornhuskers 88-57.  

Wilt would score 27 points and grabbed 20 rebounds vs the Cyclones

Kansas would beat K-State on the 30th by a score of 79-65.

The program features future NBA stars; Wilt Chamberlain Bob Boozer, Herschell Turner, and many others along with legendary coaches such at Sparky Stallcup, Tex Winter, and Dick Harp.

All pages are intact, tight binding, no rips or tears, but there is a fold down the middle (most likely from being rolled up in some fan’s back pocket). Rare program!!!



Item: 11025

Price: $249.00
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Big 8 Conference December 28, 1957 Pre-Season Basketball Tournament Program Wilt Chamberlain