#35 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

1965.  Back in those days Kareem was known as Lew Alcindor. 1965 was Kareem’s freshman season, and as was the standard back then, he played on the freshman team and not the varsity.  In a pre-season warm up game prior to the start of the regular season, the Bruins, ranked #1 in the country, playedContinue reading “#35 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar”

#21 Jerry Lucas

So here is one you probably haven’t heard, and never expected to hear about. Jerry Lucas. Here are the highlights of his amazing basketball career at Ohio State: He was a nationally awarded high school player (offered over 150 scholarships), national college star at Ohio State, and 1960 gold medal Olympian and international player beforeContinue reading “#21 Jerry Lucas”

#8 Bill Bradley

So, I have a confession to make.  I am not a book reader. Maybe I was when I was 8 or 10 years old, but since then it has been a struggle. I am quite sure Bill Bradley has read a lot more books than me.  In fact he has written a lot more booksContinue reading “#8 Bill Bradley”