ON THIS DATE
February 17, 1956 Ed Kostishion scores a game-high 25 points and Jim Thorpe uses a strong third quarter to gain a 69-34 Black Diamond League win over Blythe Township. The Olymians, coached by Ossie Maehrer, hold a seven-point lead at halftime but use a 28-4 third frame to pull away from their opponent. Kostishion hits 11 foul shots during his big outing, while Dave Anewalt contributes 11 points. The winners also receive 10 points from Mike Hurley.