Corrected entry: When the coach is first talking to the team, he asks why the team is so small. One of the players comments that there are only 64 boys in the whole school. Later, right before the state championship game, a radio announcer states that the total enrollment for the whole school is 64 students.
Corrected entry: Early in the movie, coach Dale is running the boys through drills. He is approached by a group of men from town that confront him about his methods. As the coach walks towards the men, we see a long shot from high up showing the men, the coach and the boys on the left. At this point, one of the players looks to be raising his hand and giving the coach (or Hackman), the finger. Can you confirm this?
Corrected entry: In the State Semi-final game, Ollie is forced to enter the game after another player is called for an offensive foul for his 5th foul. Ollie is seen entering the game while the opposing player shoots a free throw. Players are not awarded free throws for offensive fouls. The other team should have gotten the ball out of bounds.
Continuity mistake: In the first act, two of the seven Hoosiers leave the team after Hackman takes over as coach. Shortly after, one of the players reluctantly returns, bringing the total to six. The seventh member, "Buddy," is never shown returning, yet halfway through the film you start seeing him again in the games.
Trivia: Near the end of the film in the locker room prior to the championship game, Coach Dale makes reference to the players on the other team whose names are written on a chalkboard. If you look closely at the list of names, you'll see that they are the last names of the actors that portray the Hickory players (Poole, Schenk, Boyle, etc).jds122567
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