Remembering a spiritual giant, Dale Brough Rex

by | Nov. 11, 2011

Saints & Sports

Before BYU basketball stars Jimmer Fredette and Danny Ainge graced the Marriott Center and television sets of the nation, another former player also caught the eye of America, except at Madison Square Garden.

Dale Brough Rex, a 6-foot-7, 200-pound center, and the rest of his BYU basketball team played a national tournament in New York City against Long Island University. Known as "Randy" on the court (nicknamed from his home town of Randolph, Utah), he not only was a talented athlete but a talented soldier, and he sacrificed his life during World War II.

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