BG’s Dick Grubar Played in Three Final Fours

Dick Grubar of Bishop Gibbons , a two-time Schenectady County Basketball Player of the Year, and considered by many to be the best point guard to come out of the Capital Region, had 19 assists in one game his senior year.  Grubar was the point guard for Dean Smith at North Carolina, and his teams went to the NCAA Final Four three times. Grubar and his Tarheel teammates went up against John Wooden and his UCLA Bruins in 1968 in the championship game.  The Bruins, led by the magnificent Lew Alcindor, blew the Tarheels out of the gym by a score of 78-55.  Grubar’s senior year, he was named to the ACC All-Tournament Team.

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