Kentucky vs. Illinois

- Saturday, March 24 1951 -

NCAA East Regional Finals (at New York, NY)

Kentucky - 76 (Head Coach: Adolph Rupp) - [Final Rank 1st by AP]
Cliff Hagan3922458
Shelby Linville712004414
Bill Spivey112161016528
Bobby Watson517008410
Frank Ramsey219131225
Lou Tsioropoulos0212111
Lucian Whitaker411244510
C. M. Newton0000010

Illinois - 74 (Head Coach: Harry Combes) - [Final Rank 5th by AP and 4th by UPI]
Mack Follmer2323526
Irvin Bemoras58237212
Robert Peterson31123558
Rod Fletcher81951110021
Don Sunderlage6158113220
Ted Beach21233617
Max Baumgardner0201140

Halftime Score: Illinois 39, Kentucky 32
Officials: John Nucatola and Ed Boyle
Attendance: 16,425
Arena: Madison Square Garden (Old)
References: The Classic, University of Illinois and The Pantagraph

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Game Writeup - by Louis Effrat, New York Times

Illinois' Don Sunderlage (#11) jumps with Kentucky's Frank Ramsey (#30) and Lou Tsioropoulos (#16) for a rebound

Bill Spivey (#77) shoots as he's defended by Illinois' Bob Peterson

With the score tied, 74-all, Illinois' Don Sunderlage (#11) shoots with under 10 seconds remaining but misses as he's defended by C.M. Newton (#35). The shot would have given Illinois the lead.

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