ON THIS DATE
January 24, 1967 Dennis Balliet tallies a game-high 33 points to lead Jim Thorpe to a 72-62 comeback victory over Marian. Balliet shoots 14-of-26 from the field and helps the Olympian rally from a 19-6 first-quarter deficit. Gene Sweeney contributes to the win with 16 points and 12 rebounds while teammate Mike Tessitore chips in with eight points and eight boards. For the Colts, Francis "Flip" Flaim scores a team-high 27 points.