This Day In History: 1962-03-09
Junior John Lisack ended the basketball season in possession of seven career records. The NBIL individual scoring leader this season set season marks in points, free throws and field goals, as well as career marks in the first two categories and single game marks in total points, 41 and free throws, 15. In all of these he broke marks previously set by Curt Blefray. Lisack was expected to break Blefray’s career field goal mark of 269 and his field goals in a single game mark of 15 in his final year of eligibility. Blefray’s marks were set in only two seasons, 59-60 and 60-61. Mahwah started varsity basketball in 1959.