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Girl's basketball team, 1908.
Girl's basketball team, Milton High School, Milton, North Dakota, 1908

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First College Basketball Game
January 18, 1896

In 1963, college games were first broadcast on national TV, but it wasn't until the 1980s that sports fans ranked basketball up there with football and baseball. It's a popular neighborhood sport, too. The next time you shoot hoops with your family or friends, you can tell them how it all got started.
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