TRI-CITIES - 1948-1949

Played home games at the Wheaton Fieldhouse in Moline, Illinois – Seating capacity – 6,000

 

TRI-CITIES BLACKHAWKS  NBL  36-28 BOBBY McDERMOTT 25-20
ROGER POTTER 11-8
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Ward Gibson F 27 6:05 210 Creighton’47 fr Denver 20 77 47 73 .644 201 10.1
Don Ray F-C 27 6:06 200 W. Kentucky’48 Injured 46 123 80 117 .684 326 7.1
Don Otten C 27 7:00 245 Bowling Green’46 64 301 297 424 .700 899 14.0
Whitey Von Nieda G-F 26 6:01 175 Penn State’43 64 247 147 226 .650 641 10.0
Billy Hassett G 27 6:00 180 Notre Dame’46 64 125 106 156 .679 356 5.6
Bobby McDermott G 34 5:11 185 None to Hammond 45 170 84 113 .743 424 9.4
Luther Harris F 25 6:03 195 None 63 118 102 152 .671 338 5.4
George Ratkovicz C-F 24 6:07 225 None 64 109 106 175 .606 324 5.1
Dee Gibson G-F 25 5:11 175 W. Kentucky’48 64 94 113 177 .638 301 4.7
Murray Wier G 22 5:09 155 Iowa’48 60 80 79 113 .699 239 4.0
Joe Camic F-C 26 6:05 210 Duquesne’47 to Hammond 31 32 27 47 .574 91 2.9
Bobby Lowther F-C 25 6:05 190 LSU’48 fr Waterloo 15 8 2 4 .500 18 1.2
Shag Hawkins F 27 6:04 225 Auburn’42 2 2 1 1 1.000 5 2.5
Ed Lewinski F 28 6:03 190 LSU’43 3 1 0 0 .000 2 0.7
3-3         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Ward Gibson F 27 6:05 210 Creighton’47 6 9 6 9 .667 24 4.0
Don Ray F-C 27 6:06 200 W. Kentucky’48 6 16 17 21 .810 49 8.2
Don Otten C 27 7:00 245 Bowling Green’46 6 24 43 55 .782 91 15.2
Whitey Von Nieda G-F 26 6:01 175 Penn State’43 6 20 13 24 .542 53 8.8
Billy Hassett G 27 6:00 180 Notre Dame’46 5 11 17 21 .810 39 7.8
Dee Gibson G-F 25 5:11 175 W. Kentucky’48 6 19 19 30 .633 57 9.5
George Ratkovicz C-F 24 6:07 225 None 6 11 16 22 .727 38 6.3
Murray Wier G 22 5:09 155 Iowa’48 6 13 9 13 .692 35 5.8
Luther Harris F 25 6:03 195 None 6 3 2 5 .400 8 1.3
Bobby Lowther F-C 25 6:05 190 LSU’48 4 1 2 2 1.000 4 1.0
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