The Stilt shines with record 52 in Kansas debut
Dec. 3, 1956
Wilt Chamberlain's varsity debut is a smashing success as he scores a Kansas record 52 points. The Stilt notches the Jayhawks' first 11 points in an 87-69 victory over Northwestern.
Chamberlain lives up to his rave notices by connecting on 20-of-29 field-goal attempts, many of them dunks. The sophomore center scores 25 points in the first half and 27 in the second. He also sets another school record by grabbing 31 rebounds before being removed with 31 seconds ...
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