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|
|Major League Totals||48||195||114||180||.633||504||10.5|
|POST SEASON RECORD|
|Major League Totals||5||12||8||14||.571||32||6.4|