Al Tucker played at Oklahoma Baptist for three seasons, and led the Bison to three straight NAIA National Championship games, winning the National Title in 1966. He was named the NAIA Tournament MVP in 1966 and 1967, and finished his career as the tournament’s second all-time leading scorer with 471 points, and averaged 31.4 points per game.
In just three seasons, Tucker scored 2,788 points and had 1,252 rebounds. As a sophomore, he averaged 25.9 points and 14.6 rebounds. As a junior, he averaged 29.2 points and 10.2 rebounds, and as a senior, Tucker put up a remarkable 31.1 points and 14.0 rebounds per game. He was named NAIA All American all three seasons, and was named to the NAIA All Tournament Team all three seasons. Tucker was named to the NAIA’s 50th and 75th Anniversary Teams, and was the 6th overall selection in the 1967 NBA Draft by the Seattle Supersonics.
Please see below the induction video of Al Tucker into the 2017 SCB Hall of Fame