- NCAA consensus second-team All-America in 1956
- All-American Recognition: 1955 (Associated Press 3rd Team) and 1956 (Converse 1st Team, National Association of Basketball Coaches 1st Team, Associated Press 3rd Team, UP3)
- Ranked 16th in the nation in rebounding in 1955
- Ranked among the nation's scoring leaders in 1955 (84th) and 1956 (51st)
- Averaged 26.3 points in four NCAA Tournament games in 1955 and 1956 (2-2 record)
- Averaged 26.1 points per game in two seasons for Lon Morris (TX) Community College. Named MVP of the 1954 NJCAA Tournament
- Selected by the Rochester Royals in second round of 1956 NBA draft.