Larry Wilson

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Larry Wilson, Nicholls State

As part of Nicholls State from 1975-79, Larry Wilson was a three – time All – American. He was a four – time All – Gulf South Conference selection and a two – time GSC Player of the Year. Wilson was a three – time first team All – Louisiana (all classes) selection. He finished his career as the holder of 42 Nicholls State and GSC records. Wilson was only the 18th player in NCAA History, below Division I, to score 2,500 career points and hold a 25 ppg scoring average. He set the Nicholls State and GSC career records with 2,569 points and an 83.5 career free throw percentage. Wilson finished his career with 982 rebounds and led the GSC in scoring for four straight years. He averaged 27.0 ppg (third in nation) and 9.6 rpg in 1977, and 21.8 ppg and 9.2 rpg in 1976. Wilson Nicholls State to two GSC and two NCAA Regional Championships (1976 & 1979). In 1979, Wilson was the NCAA Division II representative in the NABC All – Star game. He was the 34th pick in the NBA draft by the Atlanta Hawks.