On This Date 3/27/1951

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Adolph Rupp’s Kentucky team reclaims the crown in College Basketball, winning their third tournament in four years. The Wildcats of Kentucky rolled over Kansas State 68-58 in the championship game at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. The championship comes amidst gathering storm clouds as a point-shaving scandal would come to tarnish their three championship teams, leading to the program being banned for the 1952/53 season.

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