Men’s Basketball

cmeely70Men’s basketball began at CU in 1901. Among the best years for the “cagers” were the late 1930s and 1940s, when the team played in several NIT (1940 champions) and NCAA tournaments. Other high points occurred in the 1960s and the early 1990s. Major CU basketball stars include: Jack Harvey, Jim Wilcoxon, Burdette “Birdie” Haldorson, Maurice Gilmore, Ken Charlton, Cliff Meely, Scott Wedman and Chauncey Billups.


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