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Men's Basketball Match against Central Carolina Community College Cougars


Athletic Center

Tue Jan 29th, 2013

07:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.


Come watch the Pacers dominate the court against the Central Carolina Community College Cougars!


  • In the first inter-college match, the School of Agriculture from the University of Minnesota defeated Hamline School of Hamline University.

  • The first basketball game was held on 20th January, 1892.

  • The court was half the size of courts used at today's the NBA League games. Only one point was scored in the whole match.

  • The audience who watched the game from the balcony used to interfere by handling the ball. The backboard that was later incorporated behind the net prevented any such interferences by the audience.

  • James Naismith is the man credited with inventing basketball in 1891

  • 9 million basketballs are sold each year. That's enough for every person in the state of New Jersey.