PLAYER PROFILE

DICK HOLUB

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Dick Holub  played basketball for Long Island University. In his sophomore year, he was the Blackbirds’  leading scorer and helped led the team to a 25-2 record and  to the 1941 National Invitation Tournament title. He was honored as a member of the 1942 Pic Magazine All-American Basketball Team. Holub  served in the Army Air Corps in the South Pacific in World War II. He returned to LIU in 1946-47 and led the team in scoring with a then-record 397 points. Holub played one season (1947-48) in the Basketball Association of America, the precursor to the NBA, and led the New York Knicks in scoring. He continued playing professional basketball for three more seasons in the American basketball League, a top minor league with a limited geographical scope that allowed him also to teach and coach.  Holub was the first men’s basketball coach at Fairleigh Dickinson,and had a 233-167 record there from 1949-66. Holub, who held a Doctorate of Education from Columbia University , was a longtime professor of English at Fairleigh Dickinson. In 1981, he accepted a position at the University of Connecticut as academic adviser to the athletics department.

 

DICK HOLUB Height: 6:06 Weight: 205 College: Long Island’47
Richard W. Holub Born: Oct 29, 1921 Died:  Jul 27, 2000 Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
194748 New York BAA 48 195 114 180 .633 504 10.5
1948-49 Paterson ABL 41 285 265 835 20.4
1949-50 Paterson ABL 34 145 213 503 14.8
1950-51 Bridgeport ABL 33 115 115 345 10.5
1951-55 Middleton ABL 2 5 6 16 8.0
Major League Totals 48 195 114 180 .633 504 10.5
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1946-47 Midland Dows WBT 2 3 0 0 0 6 3.0
1947-48 New York BAA 3 9 8 14 .571 26 8.7
1948-49 Paterson ABL 2 11 12 34 17.0
Major League Totals 5 12 8 14 .571 32 6.4
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