COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Just a few hours after being named Mr.
Basketball, William Buford has helped Toledo Libbey beat St. Paris
Graham 51-44 in a Division II state semifinal.
The fourth-ranked Cowboys advance to their first state
championship appearance since blowing a huge lead in the fourth
quarter of the 1966 title game, eventually losing to Dayton
Chaminade (SHAH'-mih-nahd), 55-52. That stunning failure has
haunted Toledo Libbey ever since.
Buford had 21 points despite an off day of shooting. was
9-for-24 from the field, including misses on all four of his
3-pointers. He was only 3-of-7 at the line, but had 10 rebounds and