CCNY Basketball: 1965 - 66 1964-65    1965-66    1966-67

Schedule of Sports
Team Picture
Team Roster
October 16, 1965 Daily News Show of Hands
November 17, 1965 Observation Post Basketball Season Nears Opening; Team Relies On Strong Backcourt
Basketball Season Nears Opening; Team Relies On Strong Backcourt (photo)
Sports Shorts
Stein Fund Gives Assistance To College's Injured Athletes
November 23, 1965 The Ticker Coach David Polansky: 'Beaver Basketball Fans Will Have An Exciting Team
These Five Men Will Carry The Burden For City (photo)
The Hopes of CCNY Rest on Them (by Alan Wiener)
November 28, 1965? The Ticker? Last Year: First Winning Record for City College Since 1958
(by Barry Epstein and Steve Glusband)
November 29, 1965? The Ticker City 'Five' Ready For Another Winning Season;
Lavender To Meet Adelphi Panthers in Opener
(by Warren Halm)
November 23, 1965? The Ticker? Big Little Beavers Must Learn Fast
November 23, 1965 Observation Post Cagers Prepared For Sixtieth Season With Much Improved Starters, Bench
(by Herb Miles)
November 28, 1965 New York Post COLLEGE HOOP PREVIEW: CCNY Hopeful (by Leonard Cohen)
November 29, 1965 The Reporter Varsity Opens Season; Four Starters Return
Adelphi Game Festivities Set
November 30, 1965 The Campus Lavender Hoopsters Harbor Great Expectations (by Arthur Woodard)
THE STARTING FIVE
November 30, 1965 The Ticker City Cagers To Meet Adelphi in First Tilt
November 30, 1965? World-Telegram College Roundup (by Paul Zimmerman)
December 1, 1965 New York Post? Nostalgia Spurs C.C.N.Y. Five (by Michael Strauss)
December 1, 1965 New York Post City-Adelphi Renewal Gets the Ball Bouncing (by Leonard Cohen)



CCNY 89 Adelphi 66



December 1, 1965 - Away Wins 1 Losses 0
December 2, 1965 New York Post Beaver Five Features That Ol' Give-and-Go
For Auld Lang Syne
(by Leonard Cohen)
December 7, 1965 Observation Post Hoopsters Drop Heartbreaker To Columbia After Mauling Adelphi In Season's Opener (by Ken Geller)



CCNY 57 Columbia U 63



December 6, 1966 - Home Wins 1 Losses 1
December 6, 1965 Game Program CCNY vs. Columbia - Home Game
December 6, 1965 New York Post Pride of Lions (by Vic Ziegel)
December 7, 1965 New York Times Columbia Five Rallies From a 7-Point Deficit to Overcome C.C.N.Y., 63-57
(by Michael Katz)
December 7, 1965 New York Post CCNY Comes Within 7 Feet of Upset (by Vic Ziegel)
December 7, 1965 Observation Post Hoopsters Drop Heartbreaker To Columbia After Mauling Adelphi In Season's Opener (by Ken Geller)
December 7, 1965? The Campus? Lavender Beaten, 63-57, After Leading At Half (by Harvey Weinberg)
December 7, 1965 Daily News Lions Pounce On City, 63-57
December 7, 1965 World Telegram City Slicker Cons a New Mark (by Paul Zimmerman)
December 8, 1965 The Campus The Lion Slept (by Arthur Woodard)
December 10, 1965? The Ticker Hoopsters Become Radio Stars (by Warren Halm)
December 10, 1965 New York Post Travel Is Thinning? (by Maury Allen)



CCNY 76 American University 66



December 11, 1965 - Away Wins 2 Losses 1
December 9, 1965 The Ticker CCNY Five to Face American - And 7-1 Center Art Beatty
December 11, 1965 Game Program Game Program Cover Page
Game Program Roster
December 11, 1965 Score Sheet Player and Team Game Statistics
December 12, 1965 Washington Post CCNY Cuts Down American, 76-66 (by Mark Asher)
December 15, 1965 Observation Post Washington Taken By Storm (by Phil Horowitz)






December 13, 1965? New York Post? Tri-State Loop May Disband Due To New Met Conference (by Paul Smolarcik)



CCNY 63 C.W. Post 75



December 14, 1965 - Home Wins 2 Losses 2
December 14, 1965? The Campus? Cagers Bow To C.W. Post, 75-63; Injury To Pearl Cripples Lavender
December 17, 1965 Observation Post Cagers To Battle Purple Knights; Pearl Sidelined With Ankle Injury (by Ken Geller)



CCNY 88 Bridgeport 77



December 18, 1965 - Home Wins 3 Losses 2
December 18, 1965 Game Program CCNY vs. Brigeport - Home Game
December 19, 1965 New York Times C.C.N.Y. Wins Tri-State Game
December 21, 1965 Observation Post Cagers Ambush Bridgeport, 88-77, As Pearl Leads Second Half Surge
(by Harvey Weinberg)



CCNY 82 Oswego 54



December 21, 1965 - Home Wins 4 Losses 2
December 21, 1965 Game Program CCNY vs. Oswego State - Home Game
December 22, 1965 The Campus Cagers Bomb Oswego State, 82-54 (by Arthur Woodard)
December 22, 1965 NY Herald Tribune CCNY in Romp



CUNY Tournament - at Queens College
December 27, 1965 Tournament Program Tournament Program
CCNY 57 Hunter 39
December 27, 1965 - Away Wins 5 Losses 2
December 28, 1965 New York Times Queens Subdues Brooklyn, 60-58
C.C.N.Y. Trounces Hunter by 57-39 In Tournament
December 28, 1965 New York Post City vs Queens For CUNY Title
CCNY 63 Queens College 54
December 28, 1965 - Away Wins 6 Losses 2
December 29, 1965 Observation Post Cager Quarterback (by Al Rothstein)
December 29, 1965 New York Times C.C.N.Y. Captures University Final
Beavers Hold Off Surging Queens for 63-54 Victory
January 5, 1966 The Campus Hoopsters Are King of CUNY Hill
January 5, 1966 Observation Post Cagers Bomb Queens To Capture CUNY Title;
Zuckerman, Pearl Lead Slaughter of Brooklyn
(by Paul Smolarcik)

Beavers Capture CUNY Title (con't)



CCNY 89 Brooklyn College 69



December 30, 1965 - Home Wins 7 Losses 2
January 5, 1966 Observation Post Zuck Gets 29 In Rout (by Ken Geller)



CCNY 72 Hofsta 87



January 8, 1966 - Home Wins 7 Losses 3
January 25, 1966 The Campus Hofstra Deflates Cagers; Wagner Next on Schedule
Beaver Streak Halted at Five (by Arthur Woodard)
Title Chances Are Dimmed (by Al Rothstein)






January 31, 1966 New York Post Beavers Have Backcourt Gem (by Roswell)



CCNY 70 Wagner 66



February 1, 1966 - Home Wins 8 Losses 3
February 1, 1966 Game Program CCNY vs. Wagner - Home Game
February 2, 1966 New York Post Polansky Made All the Right Moves (by Leonard Cohen)
February 3, 1966 Observation Post Late Beaver Surge Topples Seahawks; Big Men Pace Cagers to 70-66 Win
(by Phil Horowitz)






February 4, 1966 The Campus Roadblocks Appear on Hoopster Horizon (by Al Rothstein)



CCNY 65 Farleigh Dickinson 83



February 5, 1966 - Away Wins 8 Losses 4
February 4, 1966 The Campus Cagers Are New Jersey Bound For Dates with FDU, Upsala (by Al Rothstein)
February 8, 1966 The Campus Hoopsters Conquer Upsala, Lose to Knights (by Neil Offen)
February 9, 1966 Observation Post Tri-State League Race Tightens; Beavers' Chance Of Victory Slim (by Phil Horowitz)



CCNY 78 Upsala 72



February 7, 1966 - Away Wins 9 Losses 4
February 8, 1966 The Campus Hoopsters Conquer Upsala, Lose to Knights (by Neil Offen)
February 8, 1966 New York Times C.C.N.Y. Sets Back Upsala, 78 To 72
February 8, 1966 Observation Post Pearl Hits 21 For Victors



CCNY 77 Rochester 71 (3 Overtimes)



February 12, 1966 - Home Wins 10 Losses 4
February 13, 1966? New York Times? CCNY Downs Rochester In Tree Overtimes, 77-71
February 16, 1966 Observation Post Beavers Defeat Rochester In Squeaker; Win Triple Overtime Contest By 77-71
(by Ken Geller)






February 17, 1966? Observation Post Zuckerman Picked For Stars; ECAC Names Ten To Squad (by Phil Horowitz)



CCNY 74 Rider 84



February 16, 1966 - Away Wins 10 Losses 5
February 18, 1966 The Campus Broncs Rope Cagers, 84-74, As Cyran, Cisson Stand Out (by Nat Plotkin)



CCNY 48 L.I.U. 59



February 19, 1966 - Away Wins 10 Losses 6
February 19, 1966 The Campus Hoopsters Set Their Sights On Blackbirds and Terriers (by Al Rothstein)
February 20, 1966 New York Times L.I.U. Five Keeps Tri-State Crown; Blackbirds Defeat CCNY, 59-48, Grant Scores 21
February 20, 1966 The Campus Beavers Tamed by Blackbirds; Sluiggish Play Marks Loss
February 28, 1966 The Reporter Blackbirds Outclass City To Win Tri-State Crown






February 21, 1966 World Telegram & Sun CCNY's Eager Beaver Is Big Man on Squad (by Jimmy Murphy)



CCNY 68 St. Francis 53



February 22, 1966 - Away Wins 11 Losses 6
February 23, 1966? New York Post St. Francis No Match For an Angry Beaver (by Vic Ziegel)
February 23, 1966? New York Times? C.C.N.Y. Sets Back St. Francis, 68-53
February 24, 1966 The Campus Cagers Rebound After LIU Defeat; Beavers Belt St. Francis (by Al Rothstein)
February 24, 1966? The Ticker? Beavers Lick Terriers, 68-53; Barry Eisemann Leads Way



CCNY 106 Hartford 100



February 28, 1966 - Home Wins 12 Losses 6
February 25, 1966 Observation Post Cagers To Close Against Hartford; Two Stars Play Varsity Farewell
(by Richard Simon)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Cheerleaders Stretching Before Game (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Timeout Huddle/Refreshment Break (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Zuck Takes Jumper From the Corner (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Zuck Scores on Fast Break Layup (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Zuck Scores on Twisting Drive (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Another Twisting Drive by Zuck (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Duke and Kissman Crash the Boards (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Eisemann Snatches a Rebound (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Eisemann Blocks Shot Attempt (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Vallance, Pearl, Eisemann Huddle with Coach Polansky (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Kissman and Eisemann Trap Hartford Player (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Eisemann Blocks Shot (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo The Bench In Anticipation (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Zuck Goes To The Foul Line For The Record (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Zuck Waiting Patiently at Foul Stripe (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo At the Foul Line Shooting For the Record 49th Point (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Record Setting Foul Shot in Flight (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Record Setting Basket Falls Through the Hoop (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Celebration 'Erupts' (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Zuckerman Receives Congratulations From the Coach (photo)
February 28, 1966 Freelance Photo Hartford Coach Offers Congratulations to Zuck (photo)
February 28, 1966 New York Post Beaver Record
March 1, 1966 Observation Post Cagers, Zuckerman Smash Scoring Records (page 1)
Hoopsters Finish Best Season In Sixteen Years
By Topping Hartford In Overtime, 106-100
(con't)
(by Richard Simon)






March 1, 1966 New York Post A Hero: Shut-Up-and-Shoot Zuckerman (by Leonard Cohen)
March 2, 1966 The Campus Cagers '65-66: 'It Was a Very Good Year' (by Al Rothstein)
March 3, 1966 Observation Post Zuckerman's Finale (by Richard Simon)
March 10, 1966 Observation Post Zuckerman and Pearl All-Stars; Beavers Top Leibowitz Of LIU
March 11, 1966 New York Times All-Star Basketball: Tri-State League
Dec 65-Feb 66 Team Summary Player's Statistics
March 19, 1966 Alumni Varsity Assoc 21st Annual City College All-Sports Nite