PLAYER PROFILE

BOBBY NEU

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Bobby Neu starred in multiple sports  at St. Mel High School in Chicago.  Neu remained in Chicago for college, attending DePaul University. After a disappointing sophomore year,  Neu blossomed into DePaul’s most prolific scorer in his junior and senior seasons. Following his college career, Neu spent the first two years of his professional career with Hammond  in the National Basketball League. He led the  All-Americans in scoring both seasons and  earned second-team All-NBL honors in 1941. He served in the army  for three years during World War II. After the war,  Neu played his final season of professional basketball with his hometown Chicago Gears.

 

BOBBY NEU Height: 6:01 Weight: 170 College: DePaul’39
Robert J. Neu Born: Jun 28, 1917 Died: Feb 7, 1971 Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1939-39 Chicago Harmons Indep
1939-40 Hammond NBL 24 44 71 159 6.6
1940-41 Hammond NBL 22 66 63 195 8.9
1941-45 Military Service
1944-45 Pittsburgh NBL 3 0 1 1 0.3
1945-46 Wilmington ABL 2 0 7 7 3.5
1945-46 Chicago NBL 31 61 56 83 .675 178 5.7
Major League Totals 82 171 198 540 6.6
POST SEASON RECIORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1945-46 Chicago WBT 5 2 12 17 .706 16 3.2
Major League Totals 5 2 12 17 .706 16 3.2

 

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