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GSU 1961 hoops’ team recognized

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Grambling State University President Frank Pogue has made good on his promise.

One of the first items on his “things to get done” list shortly after being chosen to lead the famous Lincoln Parish school was to make sure that GSU’s legendary 1961 men’s basketball team was recognized for having earned the ultimate honor in the sport.

That would be a national championship, one that the Tigers captured during a memorable 1961 season in which they were the best of all programs in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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