Linden, TN, and Franklin, TN
- All-American Recognition: 1949 (Associated Press 2nd Team, UP2, Converse 3rd Team)
- Leading scorer for runner-up in 1949 NCAA Tournament (23-5 record)
- Averaged 10.3 points in three NCAA Tournament games in 1949 (2-1 record)
- Attended Murray State (OK) Junior College in 1945-46 but only played one basketball game after suffering a knee injury in football
- Selected by the Fort Wayne Pistons in first round of 1949 BAA draft (3rd pick overall).