PLAYER PROFILE

JEWELL YOUNG

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Jewell Young Young was a two-time consensus All-American at Purdue University in 1937 and 1938. He led the Western Conference both years at 14.3 and 15.3 points per game respectively.Young played professionally with the Indianaplolis Kautskys in the National Basketball League  until the Kautskys suspended operations in 1942 due to  World War II. Young played one season with the Oshkosh All-Stars in 1942-43, then after military service completed his NBL career with the Kautskys in 1946. In his five NBL seasons, he averaged 7.8 points per game. He was the league Rookie of the Year in 1938-39 and was an NBL All-Star in 1938-39 and in 1941-42He later coached basketball  for 17 seasons at Southport High School in Indianapolis.

 

JEWELL YOUNG Height: 6:00 Weight: 160 College: Purdue’38
Jewell Isaac Young Born:  Jan 18, 1913 Died:  Apr 16, 2003 Hometown: Lafayette, Ind.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1938-39 Indianapolis NBL 26 96 72 264 10.2
1939-40 Indianapolis NBL 28 95 70 93 .753 260 9.3
1940-41 Indianapolis Kaustkys Indep
1941-42 Indianapolis NBL 23 93 77 263 11.4
1942-43 ToledoOshkosh NBL 3 3 1 7 2.3
1943-45 Military Service
1945-46 Indianapolis NBL 8 3 3 9 1.1
Major League Totals 88 290 223 803 9.1
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1940-41 Indianapolis WBT 1 3 3 4 .750 9 9.0
1941-42 Indianapolis NBL 2 12 11 35 17.5
1941-42 Indianapolis WBT 1 3 5 9 .556 11 11.0
Major League Totals 4 18 19 55 13.8
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