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Nearly 50 years ago, Shockers made run at history

Updated: April 5, 2013, 3:35 AM ET
Associated Press

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By DAVE SKRETTA

AP Sports Writer

ATLANTA -- Jerry Reimond remembers the captain coming on over the speakers in the airplane cabin, asking a bunch of wide-eyed kids from Wichita State to gaze out the windows.

On one side, Mount Rainier climbed to the clouds. On the other, snow-capped Mount Hood.

They were on their way to the school's first Final Four, played that year in Portland, Ore., and a date with John Wooden and his powerhouse program ...

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