Jerry West Digital Collection

["West, the \"tallest player in basketball\" at 6'3\" keeps Smith from successfully making a shot. At this game, West Virginia University handed Kentucky their fifth home defeat in 15 years.Both West and Smith made the United States Olympic team two years later in 1960."]

Jerry West Foils a Lay-Up by University of Kentucky's Adrian Smith, Lexington, Ky.

Identifier:
050554
Date:
1957
Description:
West, the "tallest player in basketball" at 6'3" keeps Smith from successfully making a shot. At this game, West Virginia University handed Kentucky their fifth home defeat in 15 years.Both West and Smith made the United States Olympic team two years later in 1960.
Topical Subjects:
Basketball teams--West Virginia--Morgantown., WVU--Athletics--Basketball., Basketball players., Universities and colleges., and Non-WV--France, Illinois, Jamaica, Kansas, Kentucky, and Martinique.
Personal Names:
West, Jerry, 1938-
Corporate Names:
West Virginia University--Alumni and alumnae. and West Virginia University--Basketball.
Medium:
print