John Havlicek scores 54 points, a career high and a Celtics playoff record, in a 134-109 rout of the Hawks in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in Boston.
Pete Maravich breaks Oscar Robertson's career NCAA scoring record of 2,973 points. With 53 in LSU's 109-86 victory over Mississippi in Baton Rouge, Pistol Pete boosts his total to 2,987.
Dolph Schayes scores 23 points in the Syracuse Nationals' 135-109 victory over the Detroit Pistons to become the top scorer in pro basketball history with 11,770 points. The total exceeds the 11,674 scored by George Mikan.