John Schaefer con Hoosier Hysteria and 63 Other Dreams: A Game-by-Game Guide to the 1987 NCAA Tournament (March Madness Game-by-Game Book 3) (English Edition)While many of the great games and heroes produced by the NCAA tournament are well-known to sports fans, there are countless stories that have been forgotten. That changes with 'Hoosier Hysteria and 63 Other Dreams'. This book, which was produced after countless hours of meticulous research, chronicles every game played in the NCAA tournament in 1987, one of the most exciting and memorable Big Dances ever held.
The familiar stories, such as Indiana's impressive march to its fifth championship, are all here and told in rich detail. But what makes 'Hoosier Hysteria and 63 Other Dreams' special is that it delves into every game that was played in that unforgettable tournament, with summaries that bring to light surprising facts and memorable moments from each step in the championship chase. From Providence's Cinderella run to the Final Four to UNLV's epic rally against Iowa in the Elite 8 to Fennis Dembo of Wyoming becoming a national phenomenon – this book includes all of these great stories and many, many more. In addition, each summary includes a full box score that provides an important statistical backdrop to its corresponding game.
The book starts with a lengthy recap of the 1986-87 regular season that helps set the stage for the detailed review of the NCAA tournament. There is also a full list of the tournament statistical leaders, the complete standings of every conference and finally a listing of all players from the tournament who were selected in the 1987 NBA draft.
This book will prove to be a treasure trove of information for the die-hard hoops fan but also a fascinating history of one of this country's great events that all sports fans can enjoy.