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King Spud

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A 1960s basketball rivalry between the University of Idaho and Idaho State University sees the winning team of the annual series sporting a smiling, silver spud trophy, the “King Spud.”

University of Idaho 1967-68 basketball team
University of Idaho 1967-68 basketball team

Above is the 1967-68 Vandal squad.  Front row, left to right: Rick Day, Jim Johnston, Jim Thacker, Steve Brown, Head Coach Wayne Anderson, Tony Traweek, Phil Waddell, and Jerry Smith.  Back row, left to right: Jim Christiansen, Kirk Williams, Keith Olson, Bob Ross, Bob Noice, Larry Kaschmitter, Ned Williams, and Ron Tee.

King Spud trophy
King Spud trophy

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