PLAYER PROFILE

WIBS KAUTZ

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Wilbert “Wibs” Kautz was a three-year starter for Loyola University in Chicago. In his senior year, 1939, he led Loyola  to a 21-1 record with the only loss coming to Long Island University in the National Invitational Tournament. Kautz was named to the All-American team in 1938 and 1939. During his first three years in the National Basketball League, Kautz scored more points than any guard in the league. After military service in World War II, Kautz played for the Chicago entry in the new Basketball Association of America.

 

WIBS KAUTZ Height: 6:00 Weight: 185 College: Loyola(Ill)’39
Wilbert Kautz Born: Sep 7, 1915     Died: May, 1979 Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1938-39 Chicago Harmons AAU
1939-40 Chicago NBL 28 105 63 273 9.8
1940-41 Chicago NBL 21 94 39 227 10.8
1941-42 Chicago NBL 20 85 40 210 10.5
1942-44 Military Service Indep
1944-45 Detroit Mansfields Indep
1945-46 Baltimore ABL 7 22 5 49 7.0
1946-47 Chicago BAA 50 107 39 253 5.1
1947-48 Grand Rapids PBLA 6 21 15 57 9.5
Major League Totals 132 434 201 1069 8.1
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1939-40 Chicago WBT 4 26 13 19 .684 65 16.3
1940-41 Chicago WBT 2 4 1 4 .250 9 4.5
1941-42 Chicago WBT 2 6 4 6 .667 16 8.0
1944-45 Detroit Mansfields WBT 1 6 4 5 .800 16 16.0
1946-47 Chicago BAA 9 10 2 22 2.4
Major League Totals 18 52 24 128 7.1
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