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GSU’s 1961 squad to be honored

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GRAMBLING — No telling how the stories will be “enhanced” when members of the famed 1961 men’s basketball team at Grambling State University gather here on Saturday.

Such is usually the case in reunions of outstanding teams whose legendary feats grow with the years.

That will likely be the case with the Tigers’ powerhouse squad of ’61, one that defied a No. 13 seeding to knock off No. 3-seeded Georgetown College of Kentucky 95-75 and capture the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics national championship.

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