© 2018 www.smallcollegebasketball.com. All Rights Reserved. 

All events and awards listed on this website (www.smallcollegebasketball.com) are owned and operated by Small College Basketball, LLC (EIN: 47-4550863). These include, but are not limited to, the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame, the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic, the Bevo Francis Award, the Larry Smith Award, the Small College Basketball Alumni Association, the State of Small College Basketball Address, Coaches Corner and the Small College Basketball Videos.  The logos and marks for each of these Small College Basketball entities are the property of Small College Basketball, LLC.

Willis Reed

Willis Reed, Grambling State

He was a two-time consensus first-team All-American.  He finished his career with 2,280 points for an 18.7 average and 1,851 rebounds for a 15.2 average.  He participated in three NAIA tournaments, leading Grambling to the 1961 national championship and to a third place finish in 1963.  Three-time NAIA Champion All-Tournament Team 1960, 1961, 1963. Two-time NAIA All-American 1963, 1964. He averaged 26.6 points and 21.3 rebounds (2nd in nation) in 1964; 21.2 points and 17.1 rebounds in 1963 and 17.6 points and 14.6 rebounds in 1962. He played on the USA team that won the gold medal in the Pan-American games.  He is a member of the Naismith Hall of Fame and the NAIA Hall of Fame.  2006 College Basketball Hall of Fame inductee; 1970 NAIA Hall of Fame inductee; 2012 NAIA 50th & 75th Anniversary Teams; Scored 2,280 career points for a 19.5 average; Grabbed 1,786 career rebounds for a 15.3 average; Averaged 26.6 points per game and 21.3 rebounds per game as a senior; Career shooting 58.7 percent from the field and 75.7 percent from the free throw line.

Willis Reed SCB HOF Induction