The basketball in the glass case at Stewart Field House looks its age, but means as much today as it did the day it was used by the Southwestern College men’s basketball team to beat San Diego State in the 1939 NAIA national championship game.
"I felt like I was contributing at linebacker, so to switch positions was kind of off-the-wall and unexpected. I was definitely in shock, and there wasn’t much of an option as to if I could play something (besides tight end),” said Bernard, who was fourth on Missouri State with 52 tackles last season.
Hutchinson Community College's Bashir Ahmed, coach Steve Eck and Keanu Pinder meet with the media following their 84-81 overtime win over Ranger (Tex.) to advance to the NJCAA National Championship Game.
Hutchinson Community College in NJCAA national championship game
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