PLAYER PROFILE

MURRAY WIER

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Murray Wier attended Grandview High School in Iowa for three years before moving to Muscatine, iowa where  he comp[eted his senior year. He was a first-team all-state basketball selection as a senior. Wier was a four-year starter at the University of Iowa. In his senior year, he league the NCAA in scoring  with 21.0 ppg and was named  a consensus first-team All-American. Wier began his professional career with the Tri-Cities Blackhawks. Wier played for Hall of Fame coach Red Auerbach in his second season with the Blackhawks. After two seasons with the Blackhawks, Wier played his final year of professional basketball with the Waterloo Hawks of the National Professional Basketball League. Wier was the head coach at Waterloo East High School for 24 years and compiled an overall  374-140 record.  In 1974, East High School won the state championship and Wier was named the Iowa State Coach of the Year

 

MURRAY WIER Height: 5:09 Weight: 155 College: Iowa’48
Murray Neal Wier Born: Dec 12, 1926  Died:  Apr 6,  2016 Hometown: Grandview, Ia.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1948-49 Tri-Cities NBL 60 80 79 113 .699 239 4.0
1949-50 Tri-Cities NBA 56 157 115 166 .693 429 7.7
1950-51 Waterloo NPBL 51 186 117 489 9.6
Major League Totals 167 423 311 1157 6.9
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1948-49 Tri-Cities NBL 6 13 9 13 .692 35 5.8
1949-50 Tri-Cities NBA 3 3 4 8 .500 10 3.3
Major League Totals 9 16 13 45 5.0
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