- Saturday, February 28 1914 -
Marietta - 17 (Head Coach: E. L. Anderson)
Kentucky - 19 (Head Coach: Alpha Brumage)
Halftime Score: Marietta 11, State University 8
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Game Writeup - Lexington Herald
Cadets Defeat the Crack Marietta Team
Two Points Difference Between fives Show Vigor of Contest
In the the hardest fought game of the basketball season State University's strong team defeated the team from Marietta by a score of 19 to 17 at the city auditorium Saturday night.
From the time the game started until time was called, the winner could not have been told and then victory was won only by two points.
Features of the game were the excellent playing of Tom Zerfoss, who made eight of the nineteen points for State by throwing four field goals, and Scott did not miss a gal on fouls for State, while D. Boggess threw nine foul goals out of eleven trials. Tom Zerfoss for State played the best basket ball he has ever played and his three goals in the second half put State on her feet.
The first half resulted 11 to 8 in favor of Marietta. For Marietta D. Boggess, Sutton and Hinman each made a field goal and D. Boggess made five foul goals out of seven trials. For State, Morgan, Karl Zerfoss and Tuttle each threw a field goal but State failed on attempted fouls. Morgan was able to make the basket only twice in eight trials.
In the second half Karl Zerfoss took the floor and made two field goals in the first three minutes of play and later added another goal. Dunhart made a afield goal and Scott made three goals on fouls. Morgan and Zerfoss each missed one goal on fouls. Score - State 19, Marietta 17.
The enthusiasm of State's followers as the game progressed was aroused to the greatest pitch.
In the last five minutes of the second half, Parr was substituted for Meister at center for Marietta, and Dunhart was taken out of State's line, Scott substituted for Dunhart at guard, Zerfoss for Scott as forward and Parks for Zerfoss as center.