PLAYER PROFILE

NOBLE JORGENSEN

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Noble Jorgensen was a high school basketball star in Pittsburgh and attended Westminister College , an hour’s drive north of Pittsburgh. After two years at Westminster, Jorgensen transferred to the University of Iowa. For his junior and senior years. Midway through his senior year, Jorgensen was declared ineligible . Five days later he returned to Pittsburgh and signed to play professional basketball for his hometown Basketball Association of America team.  Prior to the 1947-48 season, the  Pittsburgh BAA team folded and Joregnsen signed with the Waterloo team in the newly organized Professional Basketball of America. A month into the season, the PBLA disbanded. Jorgensen signed for thr rest of the season, with the Portland team in the minor-league Pacific Coast Basketball League , where he averaged 17 points a game and led the team to the PCL championship. Jorgensen reurned to the majors for the remaining five seasons of his career, one the NBL and the final fourr seasons in the NBA.

NOBLE JORGENSEN Height: 6:09 Weight: 230 College: Westminister’45/Iowa’47
Noble G. Jorgensen Born: May 18, 1925      Died:  Nov 2, 1982 Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Brother of Roger Jorgensen REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG 8
1943-44 Westminster College
1944-45 Westminster College
1945-46 Iowa College
1946-47 Pittsburgh BAA 15 25 16 25 .640 66 4.4
1947-48 Waterloo PBLA 6 27 17 26 .654 71 11.8
1947-48 Portland PCL 50 855 17.1
1948-49 Waterloo NBL 63 218 194 255 .761 630 10.0
1949-50 Sheboygan NBA 54 218 268 350 .766 90 704 13.0
1950-51 Tri CitiesSyracuse NBA 63 223 182 265 .687 91 628 10.0
1951-52 Syracuse NBA 66 190 149 187 .797 63 529 8.0
1952-53 Syracuse NBA 70 145 146 199 .734 76 436 6.2
Major League Totals 337 1046 972 1307 .744 3064 9.1
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG 8
1947-48 Portland PCL 11 194 17.6
1948-49 Sheboygan NBL 2 11 7 8 .875 29 14.5
1949-50 Sheboygan NBA 3 17 18 30 .600 8 52 17.3
1950-51 Syracuse NBA 7 18 14 22 .636 7 50 7.1
1951-52 Syracuse NBA 7 19 23 31 .742 5 61 8.7
1952-53 Syracuse NBA 2 5 4 6 .667 3 14 7.0
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