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21/11/2012The Grinnell College sophomore guard Jack Taylor scores an NCAA-record 138 points during the Pioneers' 179-104 win against Faith Baptist Bible College in an Iowa-school Division III matchup. Taylor shot 52/108 from the field, 27/71 from 3-point range, and 7/10 from the free-throw line. He became the first collegiate or pro player to eclipse the 52-year-old national high school record which was set on 26/1/1960 when Burnsville (W.Va.) senior guard Danny Heater scored 135 points in a 173-49 win over Widen as well as the NCAA scoring record of 113 points set by Rio Grande's Bevo Francis against Hillsdale in 1954.
21/11/2010Larissa FC play their last football match at Alkazar Stadium, against Panionios (0-1). The team will change home ground and they will play at AEL FC ARENA for the first time on 5/12/210 against PAOK.
21/11/1995Greece triumphs at the World Weightlifting Championships in China. Pyrros Dimas (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 world record), Kachi Kachiasvili (2 gold, 1 bronze), Valerios Leonidis (3 silver), Victor Mitrou (2 bronze), Yiota Antonopoulou (3 bronze) and Maria Hristoforidou (1 bronze)
21/11/1992Nikos Galis plays his first game against his old team Aris Salonica (Panathinaikos-Aris Salonica 82-70)
21/11/1992American basketball player Steve Burtt of Iraklis scores 36 points (out of the total 78) in his last game (against Sporting) in Greece. A few days later, he will be arrested at the airport for drug possession and will be deported
21/11/1991Gerard d' Aboville of France completes the first solo rowing trip across the Pacific Ocean from Asia to USA. He began on July 11, and travelled 6.300m
21/11/1988Legendary NY Giant pitcher Carl Hubbell dies aged 85 in hospital, where he was committed after a car accident two days earlier
21/11/197650year old Kazimierz Gorski, coach of the national team of Poland signs with Panatahinaikos succeeding Aimore Moreira, who despite the fact that he was successful with the national team of Brazil, didn't manage to win the championship of the previous season and since he started this season badly he was substituted by Antonis Migiakis and Nikos Tzounakos.
21/11/1959Maximilian Adelbert "Madcap Maxie" Baer, an American boxer of the 1930s, onetime Heavyweight Champion of the World, actor and entertainer dies of a double heart attack at the age of 50. During his boxing career he played 84 games, winning 72 of them while he acted in almost 20 movies and made several TV guest appearances.
21/11/1914The Yale Bowl, home to the Yale University football team, opens in New Haven, Connecticut. It is the first bowl-shaped stadium in the U.S. and will provide inspiration for the design of such stadiums as the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the Rose Bowl and the Michigan Stadium. It was designed by the architect Charles A. Ferry, who excavated earth to create an elliptical bowl.
21/11/1888In England it is decreed that win provides 2 points, defeat 0 and draw 1. The first games are played on September 8, 1888. A century later the system will change to 3-1-0

 

             
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