PLAYER PROFILE

BILL HAPAC

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Bill Hapac was an all-state high school basketball star in Chicago. He played basketball at the University of Illinois where in his  senior year, he was honored as a Consensus NCAA First Team All-American. In addition to basketball, he  also lettered for three years while playing for the school’s baseball baseball team. In 1940, Hapac made a strong debut in the National Basketball League with the Chicago Bruins, averaging 9.5 ppg, second best on the team. After service in World War II, Hapac returned to NBL  for three more season before retiring in 1948.

 

BILL HAPAC Height: 6:02 Weight: 190 College: Illinois’40
William John Hapac Born: Jan 26, 1918 Died: Mar 9, 1967 Hometown: Cicero, Ill.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1940-41 Chicago NBL 24 80 67 110 .609 227 9.5
1941-45 Military Service
1945-46 Chicago NBL 19 35 35 61 .574 105 5.5
1946-47 Anderson NBL 41 93 91 134 .679 277 6.8
1947-48 Oshkosh NBL 47 78 74 119 .622 230 4.9
1947-48 Chicago Ingots Indep
Major League Totals 131 286 267 839 6.4
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1940-41 Chicago WBT 1 2 1 3 .333 5 5.0
1945-46 Chicago WBT 4 2 2 6 .333 6 1.5
1946-47 Anderson WBT 2 2 8 13 .615 12 6.0
1947-48 Oshkosh NBL 4 6 11 16 .688 23 5.8
Major League Totals 11 12 22 38 .579 46 4.2
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