- NCAA consensus first-team All-American in 1955
- All-American Recognition: 1954 (Converse 3rd Team) and 1955 (UP1, Associated Press 2nd Team, National Association of Basketball Coaches 2nd Team, Converse 3rd Team)
- Ranked among the nation's leading scorers in 1954 (28th) and 1955 (18th)
- Did not play in NCAA Tournament or NIT
- Played 1950-51 and 1951-52 seasons for Hibbing (MN) Junior College. Named MVP in the 1952 NJCAA Tournament
- Selected by the Minneapolis Lakers in both the 1954 and 1955 NBA drafts (territorial pick in 1955).