"That might be one of the funniest stories I heard," Lenehan said. "When Loyola went down by 15 points early in the second half, some guys apparently went from tavern to tavern making bets on the Ramblers."
A while later, I tried finding some books to follow up and there weren't any," he said. "The more research I did, the better it seemed to get. The story of how the Mississippi State team had to sneak out of the state in the dead of night _ just to be able to play in the tournament _ is one of the braver acts of defiance in the whole story."