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Retiring Philly coaching legend Speedy Morris wins 1,036th game

One of the legends of Philadelphia high school basketball, Speedy Morris, earned the 1,036th victory in his 52d and final season Sunday as St. Joseph Prep’s defeated La Salle, 59-56, in the Philadelphia Catholic League regular-season finale.

Here’s the key play in St. Joseph’s Prep’s 59-56 win over La Salle in the last regular-season game of Speedy Morris’ career, a layup by Mike Keenan off a feed from Jimmy King for a 57-54 lead at the 0:14 mark @SJPrep_Sports @LaSalle_Sports pic.twitter