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A Star Shines for the First Time

It's been fifty-six years since the Big Dipper took to the hardwood at the University of Kansas.  Due to freshman ineligibility rules of the time, Wilt Chamberlain's first appearance was as a sophomore.  Today we are very happy with a new member of the team scoring as many as 14 points on their first appearance as a Jayhawk, but the amazing Chamberlain scored 52 in his debut against Northwestern. Read more about this KU legend.

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