Mink, 73, entered the game with about 16 minutes remaining in the second half and attempted one shot in about three minutes. Seven minutes later, he went back in the game, was fouled and made two free throws. “I found myself on the free-throw line 52 years after my last college game,” Mink said. “I said, ’Just relax and shoot it like you know how to all day long.’ I just floated the shots in there. I’m in the books now. I can relax a little bit.”Clearly King College's "Hack-A-Mink" strategy backfired. 73-Year-Old Scores In College Basketball Game [NBCSports]
Last month we told you about Ken Mink, the wrinkly, onion-belted gentleman who made it onto the Roane State Community College basketball roster with dreams of greatness and foggy recollections involving the Truman administration. On Monday, 52 years after his last college game, Mink made it to the free throw line in a regulation game and sank both shots, his two points leading Roane to a 93-42 win over King College.