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January 26, 1960: Burnsville Guard Danny Heater Scores 135 Points

He also managed to pull down 32 rebounds. His Burnsville team routed the Widen squad 173 to 43.
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On January 26, 1960, 17-year-old guard Danny Heater of Burnsville High School scored a record-breaking 135 points in a basketball game against Widen High School. He easily shattered the previous state high school record of 74 and the national record of 120.


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