PLAYER PROFILE

EV KATZ

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Ev Katz  was considered the fastest player on the ”Reindeer Five” at Syracuse University, a speedy fivesome that went 34-6 over two years (1929-30 and 1930-31). Katz was also known as one of the first players to tinker with a one-handed set shot. Katz also lettered in track at Syracuse, participating in the high jump, broad jump and pole vault. Adapting the race horse style he learned in college, Katz enjoyed and long and success career as basketball coach at Syracuse’s Cathedral High School. He was also  a high school basketball referee. Katz played professional basketball sporadically throughout the 1930’s, but was limited by business and coaching duties.

 

EV KATZ Height: 5:10 Weight: 160 College: Syracuse’31
Everett E. Katz Born:  Jan 9, 1908 Died: Mar 6, 1993 Hometown: Jersey City, NJ
Brother of Isadore Katz REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1931-32 Hoboken MBL 5 3 3 9 1.8
1932-33 Jersey City MBL 3 1 0 2 0.7
1932-33 Phila.MoosePhila. WPEN EBL 2 1 4 6 3.0
1933-34 Passon EBL 10 10 16 36 3.6
1934-35 Syracuse NYSL 10 22 7 51 5.1
1936-37  Newark Elks Indep
1939-40 Utica NYSL 2 0 1 1 0.5
Major League Totals 10 5 7 17 1.7
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1933-34 Passon EBL 2 1 2 4 2.0
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