Outside Shooter: A Memoir

Title

Outside Shooter: A Memoir

Files

Description

Philip Raisor was on the losing side in two of the most storied basketball games ever played. He started at guard for the Muncie Central Bearcats, who fell in the 1954 Indiana state final to tiny Milan, the David-over-Goliath event that inspired the movie Hoosiers. On a basketball scholarship to the University of Kansas, he watched his Wilt Chamberlain–led Jayhawks lose the 1957 NCAA championship in triple overtime to North Carolina. In Outside Shooter, Raisor recounts the hard knocks and hard-won triumphs of a basketball odyssey across 1950s America, from Indiana to Kansas to Louisiana, and from adolescence to adulthood... [from Amazon.com]

ISBN

9780826214843

Publication Date

2003

Publisher

University of Missouri Press

City

Columbia, MO

Keywords

Autobiography, Biography, Basketball, Basketball players, Sports

Disciplines

Creative Writing | Nonfiction