PLAYER PROFILE

PRESS MARAVICH

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Press Maravich had a brief, World War II interrupted, career in professional basketball. Maravich remained active in basketball over the next four decades as a college basketball coach: West Virginia Wesleyan (1949-50),  David & Elkins (1950-52) , Clemson (1956-62) ,  North Carolina State (1964-66) ,  Louisiana State University  (1966-72)  and Appalachian State (1972-75).  His overall record in twenty-one seasons of college coaching was 234 wins and  289 losses. He coached his son , Pete Maravich, for three seasons at LSU.  Pete, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame,  is the all-time leading scorer in NCAA Division I basketball with 3,667 points and an average of 44.2 points per game.   

 

PRESS MARAVICH Height: 6:00 Weight: 185 College: David & Elkins’41
Peter Maravich Born: Aug 29, 1915 Died: Apr 15, 1987 Hometown: Forward, Pa.
REGULAR SEASon RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1941-42 Detroit Eagles Indep
1942-45 Military Service
1945-46 Youngstown NBL 32 72 34 178 5.6
1946-47 Pittsburgh BAA 51 102 30 234 4.6
Major League Totals 83 174 64 412 5.0

 

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