Death of Clarence 'Bevo' Francis

September 4, 1932 - June 3, 2015
Rio Grande, Ohio | Age 82

Player who scored 113 points in college game dies
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RIO GRANDE, Ohio (AP) — Clarence "Bevo" Francis, who had 113 points for Rio Grande College in a 1954 game and was one of college basketball's great scorers, has died. He was 82.

He died Wednesday at his southern Ohio home, Roberts Funeral Home said. Rio Grande said he died after a long illness.

Francis' landmark game came against Michigan's Hillsdale College on Feb. 2, 1954 and put his small Ohio college on the map. The school in southeastern Ohio is now...

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