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Mar 01, 2024

Recalling when venerable Alumni Gym had a 6-foot growth spurt

On the eve of Bates hosting two rounds of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament, we look back to when the Bobcats earned the right to host the first-ever home NCAA tourney game, but had to hit the road — because Alumni Gym was 6 feet too short.

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