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Wes Unseld
Wes Unseld

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

Height:
6-8

Position:
Forward

Honors:
1965-66 Helms Athletic Foundation, 1966-67, 1967-68 AP, UPI, NABC, Helms, USBWA, Converse


  • Ranks 10th on the all-time scoring list, but his career point total of 1,686 is still tops for a three-year player.
  • A concensus All-American during his junior and senior years.
  • One of only five other Cardinal players to pull down over 1,000 rebounds in his career. His 1,551 career rebounds ranks second behind Charlie Tyra's 1,617.
  • Began his senior season with a 45-point effort against Georgetown College, a U of L record that still stands today.
  • Second overall pick of the NBA draft by Baltimore.
  • Honored on the All-Missouri Valley Conference team all three years at U of L.
  • Help the Cardinals to a record of 60-22 during his three seasons.
  • During his junior year, Unseld led the Cardinals to a final No. 2 ranking in both wire service polls.
  • Has the highest scoring average in Louisville history with 20.6 points per game.
  • His 18.9 rebounding average also ranks as the top average for a Cardinal.

Wes Unseld Career Statistics

Year G Min FGM-FGA Pct 3Pt-Att Pct FTM-FTA PctReb-Avg PF Ast To Blk St Pts-Avg
1965-6626--195-374.521----128-202.634505-19.472--------518-19.9
1966-6728--201-374.537----121-177.683533-19.063--------523-18.7
1967-6828--234-382.612----177-275.643513-18.372--------645-23.0
Career82--630-1130.558----426-654.6511551-18.9207--------1686-20.6
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