Clipped From The Decatur Herald
Decatur, Illinois, Friday, February 13, 1953. 70- as is Millikin's First Cage Champions 1 19 03 1 " fie- Jiw Millikin's 1910-11 team was the first to win a basketball championship and accomplished the feat in the first state tournament ever held for minor colleges. Members of the squad, .front, left to right: Clarence Hall (also manager) and Floyd Stables. Second tow George Byrne, Phil Wills, Cap'tain Marlyn Starr, Melbourne (Bob) Evans, Clarence Bowers. Third row- Lester Kiick, Coach Jimmy Ashmore, Paul Lyon, Guy Nichols. Millikin Captures First State Tournament lim Orr B. L.