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Pit Stop: ACU returns to Lobos’ hoops haven

Pit Stop: ACU returns to Lobos’ hoops haven

By on November 29, 2016 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

Dr. David Wray (’67) didn’t score the most famous two points in the history of the University of New Mexico’s legendary basketball arena known as The Pit. That distinction belongs, now and forever, to Lorenzo Charles whose unintentional alley oop dunk at the buzzer led North Carolina State University and fiery coach Jim Valvano to […]

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Olympic Diary: Morrow put ACU on the map

Olympic Diary: Morrow put ACU on the map

By on July 23, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 1 Comment

[youtube 96vssj1Nnj0] Abilene Christian University (then still a college) and its hometown were the same size before Bobby Morrow (’58) won three gold medals in the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. But afterward, it seemed like the world discovered both, nearly overnight. Morrow was the star of the U.S. team, “the fastest man in the world” […]

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ACU Remembers: Dee Nutt

ACU Remembers: Dee Nutt

By on April 19, 2012 in Uncategorized with 3 Comments

Dee Nutt (’50), a legendary figure in the history of men’s basketball at Abilene Christian University, died yesterday in Tyler, Texas at age 84. A standout player for the Wildcats, he led his team in scoring three straight years (1947-48, 1948-49 and 1949-50), and to the Texas Conference championship each of the four years he […]

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