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University of Kansas basketball coach Phog Allen holds the ball over new recruit Wilt Chamberlain’s head in an early practice after Chamberlain arrived at KU in 1955 as a freshman. Chamberlain scored 42 points in his freshman opener against the KU varsity.

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Phoggy details: Lansing-Tonganoxie basketball meeting a few years ago appears to have included a notable referee from Lawrence

Tonganoxie will take on a longtime rival later this week for the first time in three years, but it’s a rivalry that dates back at least a century — and might have involved a pretty notable referee one year.


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