PLAYER PROFILE

GEORGE WILCOXON

STATISTICS & HISTORY

George Wilcoxon earned two varsity letters in both football and basketball ay Mt. Union College on Ohio. Wilcoxon earned All-Ohio honors in both sports, both years and helped win two conference titles in football for Mt.Union. Wilcoxon briefly played independent professional basketball and played five games with for the Canton Orphans in the National professional Basketball League. Wilcoxon earned a degree from the School of Medicine at Chicago University and a Master of Science from the University of Illinois. Wilcoxson returned to hos hometown, Alliance, Ohio to practice medicine. He simultaniosly embarked on a very successful career as the football and basketball coach at Alliance High School. Over the next thirteen years, the football team posted an 83-19-2 reord.  His 1932 team was undefeated. During the same years, Wilcoxson coached the the basketball team to an 83-37 record. In 1940, Wilcoxon retied from coaching to devote his entire time to his medical practice. Wilcoxson served in World War II as a flight surgeon with the Army Air Corp. in Europe.

 

 

GEORGE WILCOXON Height: 6:00 Weight: 175 College: Mt.Union’27
George Mansel Wilcoxon Born:  Aug 2, 1905 Died: Feb 6, 1989 Hometown: Alliance, Oh.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1924-25 Mt. Union (Frosh) College
1925-26 Mt. Union College
1926-27 Mt. Union College
1927-28 Alliane Studebakers College
1928-29 Alliane Studebakers Indep
1928-29 Salem Althouse Indep
1928-29 Canton Orphans Indep
1929-30 Canton NPBL 5 8 3 19 3.8
Major League Totals 5 8 3 19 3.8
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