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Join us for the 2024 LUBBOCK ISD ATHLETIC HALL OF HONOR INDUCTION CEREMONY

Saturday, July 27th, 2024

at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
For table sponsorship info: Call David Thetford – 806-777-0677
or send an email request to: [email protected]

1960 Dunbar High School State Champion Boys’ Basketball Team

Class of 2016

1960 Dunbar High School State Champion Boys’ Basketball Team

In 1960 the Dunbar High School Boys Basketball Team won their third state championship in the Prairie View Interscholastic League with a season record of 31-2.The panthers won 15 consecutive games to start the season before losing in overtime 63-60 to Odessa Blackshear. Dunbar then won 11 in a row before dropping a district matchup to Amarillo Carver. Dunbar entered the playoffs with a record of 29-2. They typically outscored opponents 70 to 48.1 points per game.In the state tournament, the Panthers defeated Edwards High School from Gonzales in the semi-finals, going on to claim the AA Prairie View Interscholastic League crown with a win over Houston Elmore.

William Malone was named to the All-Tournament team, and was also named first team All-District. He led the Panthers in scoring with a 19.6 points per game average. Robert Scott, Johnny Johnson, and Robert Dreary were named Second-Team All-District. Collectively, the Panthers scored 2,310 points over the season. They had a 45.7% field goal percentage, and a 58.5% free throw percentage. Eight individual players scored 100 or more points on the season.
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