1954 'Hoosiers' Game to Be Reshown

Commentator Bob Cook explains why the memory of the so-called "Milan Miracle" endures. On Saturday, ESPN Classic is scheduled to show the 1954 Indiana state basketball championship game, when tiny Milan High defeated Muncie Central. The game inspired the movie Hoosiers. This is the first time the game will be aired nationally.

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