On This Date: Nov. 30, 1979
November 30, 1979 — Don Reis scores a team-high 23 points and Jim Thorpe uses a strong third quarter to post a 71-58 victory over Pleasant Valley. Reis hits for 16 of his points during the first half as the Olympians, coached by Dan Novey, gain a three-point halftime lead. Chuck McGowan tallies the first six points of the second half as Thorpe uses a 17-4 third frame to take control. McGowan ends with 19 points, while John Macalush chips in with nine. For the Bears, Dan Beck finishes with a game-high 27 points.