The 1964-65 Wichita State basketball that played in the Final Four in Porland, Ore. Front row, left to right: John Criss (24); Dave Leach (54); Jamie Thompson (32); Verlyn Anderson, assistant coach; Gary Thompson, head coach; Ron Heller, assistant coach; Kelly Pete (30), Manny Zafiros (52), Tommy Newman (44). Back row, left to right: Vernon Smith (4); Melvin Reed (20); Larry Nosich (40); Gerald Davis (10); Dave Stallworth (42); Bob Powers (14); Nate Bowman (12); Al Trope (22); Gerard Reimond (50); Charles Broski, team manager.
The 1964-65 Wichita State basketball that played in the Final Four in Porland, Ore. Front row, left to right: John Criss (24); Dave Leach (54); Jamie Thompson (32); Verlyn Anderson, assistant coach; Gary Thompson, head coach; Ron Heller, assistant coach; Kelly Pete (30), Manny Zafiros (52), Tommy Newman (44). Back row, left to right: Vernon Smith (4); Melvin Reed (20); Larry Nosich (40); Gerald Davis (10); Dave Stallworth (42); Bob Powers (14); Nate Bowman (12); Al Trope (22); Gerard Reimond (50); Charles Broski, team manager.
The 1964-65 Wichita State basketball that played in the Final Four in Porland, Ore. Front row, left to right: John Criss (24); Dave Leach (54); Jamie Thompson (32); Verlyn Anderson, assistant coach; Gary Thompson, head coach; Ron Heller, assistant coach; Kelly Pete (30), Manny Zafiros (52), Tommy Newman (44). Back row, left to right: Vernon Smith (4); Melvin Reed (20); Larry Nosich (40); Gerald Davis (10); Dave Stallworth (42); Bob Powers (14); Nate Bowman (12); Al Trope (22); Gerard Reimond (50); Charles Broski, team manager.
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