Wednesday, February 24, 2010

This Day in Blue Demon Hoops - Feb. 24

February 24

Men's Basketball
1968 - The Blue Demons outlasted Detroit, 111-107, in a double-overtime road victory. The 1968 team finished with a 13-12 mark, despite opening the season 12-4. The Blue Demons were led in scoring by by a pair of "Z-men" Al Zetsche and Bob Zoretich, averaging 15.3 and 14.1 points, respectively.

Women's Basketball

1995 - The Blue Demon women defeat Cincinnati, 105-69 in Great Midwest action.  The 1995 team finished with a 20-9 mark, earning them a runner-up conference finish. Paced by scoring and rebounding leader Latasha Byears (12.3 ppg and 10.4 rpg), the Bruno-coached squad advanced to the NCAA tournament for the fifth time in sixth years.