Worcester Telegram & Gazette Features The 1947 NCAA Championship Team

Holy Cross Athletics   04-03-2017

By Jennifer Toland
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

The little Catholic school in Worcester with no home gym, no basketball history, a part-time coach and a barn disguised as a practice court came out of nowhere to win it all 70 years ago.

You could say Holy Cross was the original bracket buster.

“Nobody had ever heard of us,” HC icon Bob Cousy said during a recent interview from his Florida home, “and we win this thing called the NCAA Championship.”

This year marks the platinum anniversary of Holy Cross’ 1947 title, which will always be one of the proudest moments in the college’s sports history. . .

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