1967 WSSU Basketball Team
1967 WSSU Basketball Team

The 1967 Rams basketball team was inducted into the C.E. "Big House" Gaines Hall of Fame after claiming the 1967 NCAA Division II National Championship.The team included one of the best collections of talent to ever take the court for Winston-Salem State with hall of fame teammates Earl Monroe and William English. The team was led by legendary head coach Clarence E. "Big House" Gaines.

 

The Rams finished the season wiht  31-1 overall record with their sole loss of the season coming against High Point. The team went on to score over 100 points 17 times during the season, including a span of nine 100-point games over a 10-game span.

 

In the playoffs, the Rams took wins over #6 Akron (71-56), #2 Kentucky Wesleyan (82-73), and defeated #5 Southwest Missouri (77-74) to take the 1967 NCAA Division II National Championship.