Wesley Cox
Wesley Cox

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

Height:
6-6

Position:
Forward

Honors:
77-77 Citizens Athletic Foundation, Converse


  • Four-year starter (1973-77) with exceptional strength.
  • Scored 1,578 career points at U of L, ranking among the Cards' top 20 all-time scorers.
  • Starter at center as a freshman when he was named the 1974 Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Year.
  • Scored 32 points against Wichita State as a sophomore forward, connecting on 15-of-16 field goals - none of which came inside 14 feet.
  • Played through a serious asthma condition.
  • U of L produced a four-year 90-25 record and three NCAA Tournament appearances.
  • First-round draft choice (18th overall) of the Golden State Warriors.

Wesley Cox Career Statistics

Year G Min FGM-FGA Pct 3Pt-Att Pct FTM-FTA PctReb-Avg PF Ast To Blk St Pts-Avg
1973-74 27 789 140-283 .494 -- 103-132 .780 221-8.1 75-4 64-2.4 --45 -- 383-14.1
1974-75 30 831 133-281 .473 --66-102 .647 208-6.9 84-5 76-2.5 ------ 332-11.0
1975-76 28 827 159-317 .501 --83-102 .813 178-6.3 84-4 75-2.7 89 ---- 401-14.3
1976-77 28 845 182-329 .553 --98-160 .612 225-8.0 87-2 60-2.1 98 ----462-16.5
Career 113 3292 614-1210 .505 --350-496 .713 832-7.4 330-15 275-2.4 ------ 1578-13.9
    American Athletic Conference NCAA University of Louisville
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