Hightowers in Bulkeley HOF

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Twin brothers Ken and Kevin Hightower will be inducted into the Bulkeley High School Hall of Fame this fall.
Ken and Kevin played basketball for Bill Detrick in the early 80's
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Those teams they were on were amazing and could have beaten many D-1 teams at the time.

If memory serves, they played a good Army team losing by just 2-4 points.
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Great teams with the Hightowers. 1980-81 season they played Iona lost by 2. John Kidd shot lights out that night
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Looking it up in the record book, that 1980-81 team finished the season 18-9. The D-II Blue Devils lost 3 games to D-I programs on the road:

L, 70-77 at Vermont (ECAC-North)
L, 57-60 at Army (ECAC-Metro)
L, 66-68 at Iona (ECAC-Metro)

The following season, in 1981-82, CCSU played at Army again and won 69-66.
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I recall that the reason they played three D-1 teams is because there was serious talk of stepping up to D-1 at that time but the AD was against it.

Who knows where we would have been if we stepped up B4 UH.
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Why did Bulkeley HS wait so long?
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The Iona game was an overtime loss. CCSU was in control most of 2nd half - a couple of shots at the end just didn't fall.
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