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RECORDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

ALL-AMERICA PLAYERS CHARLEY HYATT „ Three-time All-America

SYKES REED „ One-time All America

(1927-28) „ (1928-29) „ (1929-30) „ 6-0 „ F „ Uniontown, Pa.

(1927-28) „ 6-0 „ Guard „ Braddock, Pa.

„ Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1959. „ Member of the Helms Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame and member of its All-Time College Basketball Team. „ One of only 18 players in NCAA Division I basketball history to earn three All-America honors. „ NCAA Consensus First Team AllAmerica (1929 and 1930). „ Three-time Helms Foundation All-America selection (‘28-’30). „ Named Helms Foundation Player of the Year (1930). „ Listed in the NCAA's "Men's Basketball's Finest" Publication. „ Member of two national title teams (1928 and 1930). „ Led the nation in scoring twice (1927-28 and 1929-30). In both years, Pitt won national titles. „ Member of the first consensus All-America team (1929). „ Led Pittsburgh to a three-year

„ Named a Helms Foundation AllAmerica (1927-28). „ Helped lead Pittsburgh to its first national championship (1928). „ Known for his speed and quickness. „ Senior captain on 1927-28 squad that finished undefeated at 21-0. „ One of two All-Americans on the 1927-28 squad (Charley Hyatt was the other). „ Backcourt mate on the 1927-28 national title team, Stanley Wrobleski, played at same high school, Braddock High School. record of 60-7, including national championships in 1928 and 1930. „ Scored 880 points during his career, averaging 13.1 points per game. Concluded career with 366 field goals made and 148 free throws made in 67 games played and averaged a season-best 14.3 points in 1928-29.

CLAIRE CRIBBS „ Two-time All-America (1933-34) „ (1934-35) „ 6-0 „ Guard „ Jeannette, Pa. „ Selected NCAA Consensus First Team All-America after both the 1933-34 and 1934-35 seasons. „ Named Helms Foundation First Team All-America in both 1933-34 and 1934-35. „ Led Pittsburgh to three-straight Eastern Intercollegiate Basketball titles. „ Member of the following Halls of Fame: Ohio Coaches, Westmoreland County and Ohio Chapter of the Dapper Dan.

DON SMITH „ One-time All-America (1932-33) „ 6-0 „ Guard „ Pittsburgh, Pa. „ Named NCAA Consensus First Team All-America (1932-33). „ Selected Helms Foundation First Team All-America (1932-33). „ Led the Panthers to a 17-5 record and Eastern Intercollegiate Championship in 1932-33. „ Third All-America player coached by H.C. Carlson.

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BILLY KNIGHT „ One-time All-America (1973-74) „ 6-7 „ Forward „ Braddock, Pa.

DON HENNON „ Two-time All-America (1957-58) „ (1958-59) „ 5-8 1/2 „ Guard „ Wampum, Pa. „ Elected to the Helms Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame (1970). „ NCAA Consensus (AP and UPI) First Team All-America (1958). „ UPI First Team All-America (195758 and 1958-59). „ Helms Foundation All-America (1957-58 and 1958-59). „ Listed in the NCAA’s “Men’s Basketball Finest” Publication. „ Led Pittsburgh to two NCAA appearances. „ Scored 1,841 career points and averaged 24.2 points over his three-year career. „ Scored 30-plus points 23 times and 20-plus points 52 times.

„ NCAA Consensus Second Team All-America in 1973-74. „ United Press International Third Team All-America selection in 1973-74. „ Considered Pittsburgh’s finest all-around player ever. „ Led Panthers to a 25-4 record, including a school-record 22 consecutive wins in 1973-74. „ Pittsburgh reached the 1974 NCAA Regional finals, losing in the NCAA “Sweet Sixteen” to top-ranked and eventual national champion North Carolina State. „ Concluded career with 1,731 points (22.2 points per game), 938 rebounds (12.0 rebounds per game) in 78 career games played.

„ Averaged over 20.0 points and over 10.0 rebounds per game in each of his three seasons, the only player in Pitt history to achieve this distinction. „ Shot an astounding .522 from the field (750-1,436) over his threeyear career.

2011-12 Pitt Men's Basketball Media Guide  
2011-12 Pitt Men's Basketball Media Guide  

Entire 2011-12 Pitt men's basketball media guide containing school and program information, biograpraphical information, opponents' facts, s...

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