News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 9, 2013

1975-76 Hoosiers launch commemorative products


News Release

---- — Players from the 1975-76 Indiana Hoosiers NCAA Men’s Division I Tournament championship basketball team have launched a commemorative branded line of products; a portion of the proceeds will benefit four nonprofit organizations.  

Thirty-seven years ago, the 1975-76 Indiana Hoosiers men’s basketball team was the winner of the NCAA Men’s Division I Tournament, the school’s third national championship. The Hoosier team included three All-Americans and was led by Bob Knight to an undefeated 32-0 record. They remain the last men’s NCAA Division I basketball team to finish a season unbeaten. The Hoosiers, represented by Kent Benson, Scott Eels, Wayne Radford and Bobby Wilkerson, were voted as the “Greatest Team in NCAA History” and the best-ever by NCAA.com, the United States Basketball Writers Association and sports information directors.

Commemorative items include apparel with exclusive limited-edition throw-back jerseys with players’ numbers, a team and player DVD series, etched glassware and bottled water featuring the players’ images. All are available at www.32and0.com.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the following organizations: Susan G. Komen affiliates — Central Indiana, Wabash Valley, Evansville Tri-State, Greater Cincinnati, Louisville and Northern Indiana; Hoosier Oncology Group; Macon Mentor Academy; and Help Indiana Vets.