Milan: The legacy of '54

50 years ago, a basketball team gave a small Indiana town a 'miracle.' .... In some ways, nothing has changed since then. In others, everything has.


Milan 1954 remembered
As with all great stories, the story of “The Miracle Men of Milan” has not diminished in 50 years.

The stuff dreams are made of

"How many of us are the top dog, best in our field? Not many. Everybody is Milan. That's why everybody loves this story. They can relate to it."

Fact and fiction

Milan 1954 inspired the movie Hoosiers. Here are some of the similarities and differences between the true story and the movie.


Championship game box score
Where are they now?
Making a Milan pilgrimage, digging deeper

Photo gallery:  Milan: Past and present