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Hoosier Hysteria history available on demand

March 1, 2010

The Indiana High School Athletic Association’s historic 100th annual boy’s state basketball championship game is just 26 days away. In the meantime, hoops fans who want to relive the greatest title games in Hoosier Hysteria history can now watch Bobby Plump’s last shot and other classic Indiana basketball moments on demand.

Bright House Networks and Comcast today announced a deal to broadcast IHSAA’s video vault. For no extra charge, Bright House Networks’ customers can watch classic games on Local On Demand Channel No. 600. Comcast’s digital subscribers can access the IHSAA games in the “Get Local” category of its On Demand library.

Available games include the biggest upset in tournament history, the 1954 title contest between Muncie Central and tiny Milan. Plump hit the game winner with just three seconds left on the clock to give Milan a 32-30 victory. That game inspired the film “Hoosiers.”

Five other classic games are also available. Eighteen more will be accessible later this month. Bright House Networks and Comcast will both broadcast the 2010 boy’s tournament March 27 on Channel 81: HomeTown Sports Indiana.

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