Maui Invitational turns 30 years old
And it has one unforgettable upset to thank for its start and its longevity
If you really think about it, the Maui Invitational owes its existence to a broom.
That was the only way legendary Robert E. Lee High School coach Paul Hatcher could simulate for his players what it was going to be like to play against all 7 feet, 3 inches of Ralph Sampson's high school frame. If you could arc your shot over this broom, Hatcher would tell his team, you might have a chance to get it over the unreasonably athletic, unfathomably tall force standing (or worse) leaping between ...
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