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High School Insider Podcast with Mike Dyer: Remembering when Roger Bacon beat LeBron

Remembering when Roger Bacon beat LeBron
Posted at 5:14 PM, Mar 14, 2017
and last updated 2020-01-31 13:12:48-05

ST. BERNARD-ELMWOOD PLACE, Ohio – March 23 marks a significant anniversary in Greater Cincinnati sports history.

That will be the 15th anniversary of when the Roger Bacon boys’ basketball team upset Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary and LeBron James 71-63 in the Division II state final at Value City Arena in Columbus.

It was the only time James lost to an Ohio team during his high school career.

Current Roger Bacon head coach Brian Neal, then an assistant on the ’02 team, as well as former Miami University standout and recent Roger Bacon Hall of Fame inductee Josh Hausfeld join the WCPO High School Insider Podcast.

Listen to this episode in the player above. And watch John Popovich's report from 2002 in the video below.

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