On This Date: Feb. 13, 1963
February 13, 1963 — George Armbruster pours in a game-high 25 points to help lead Jim Thorpe to a 102-68 victory over Pleasant Valley that clinches the Black Diamond League championship. The Olympians, coached by Kenny Kline, lead by just two points after the first quarter but use a huge 34-point second frame to build a commanding advantage. Larry Morris connects for 15 points, while Ronnie Hydro contributes 13. The winners, who place 10 players in the scoring column, also receive nine from Fred Bresswein and Ned Reabold. For the Bears, Ed Rinker finishes with a team-high 23 points.