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1949 BAA Draft

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Date: Monday, March 21, 1949
Location: New York, New York

Number of Picks: 75 (41 played in BAA/NBA)
First Overall Pick: Howie Shannon (6.3 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: E. Macauley (100.4), V. Mikkelsen (83.4) and D. McGuire (50.9)

All-Stars: 11 (L. Barnhorst, R. Beard, J. Coleman, D. Eddleman, A. Groza, B. Harrison, E. Macauley, D. McGuire, V. Mikkelsen, F. Schaus and P. Walther)

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75 Selections

Stats shown are for the player's NBA career
Territorial Picks Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
MNL Vern Mikkelsen Hamline University 699 18443 10063 5940 1515 .403 .766 32.5 14.4 9.4 2.2 83.4 .170
STB Ed Macauley Saint Louis University 641 18071 11234 4325 2079 .436 .761 35.7 17.5 7.5 3.2 100.4 .196
Round 1 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
1 PRO Howie Shannon Kansas State University 122 1323 299 .355 .795 10.8 2.5 6.3
2 INO Alex Groza University of Kentucky 130 2925 709 318 .474 .756 22.5 10.7 2.4 35.9
3 FTW Bob Harris Oklahoma State University 325 5768 2209 1824 502 .385 .628 27.9 6.8 6.9 1.5 15.7 .081
4 BOS Tony Lavelli Yale University 86 591 59 63 .367 .853 6.9 2.0 0.7 4.7
5 PHW Vern Gardner University of Utah 151 507 1339 349 245 .344 .748 18.8 8.9 4.0 1.6 7.4 -0.006
6 BLB Ron Livingstone University of Wyoming 117 732 297 217 .286 .692 6.3 4.7 1.9 2.4
7 NYK Dick McGuire St. John's University 738 17170 5921 2784 4205 .389 .644 28.3 8.0 4.2 5.7 50.9 .115
8 WSC Wah Wah Jones University of Kentucky 140 1320 1428 408 429 .355 .757 22.8 10.2 5.1 3.1 8.8 .028
9 CHS Jack Kerris Loyola University of Chicago 271 3572 2057 1286 667 .363 .662 26.5 7.6 6.3 2.5 17.8 .108
10 ROC Pep Saul Seton Hall University 384 6219 2152 683 596 .360 .739 23.0 5.6 2.0 1.6 9.8 .060
Round 2 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
BOS George Kaftan College of the Holy Cross 212 1335 1594 424 399 .370 .650 17.8 7.5 3.1 1.9 8.9 .057
CHS Ralph Beard University of Kentucky 126 2006 251 551 .366 .770 15.9 3.8 4.4 11.2
FTW John Oldham Western Kentucky University 127 926 242 226 .319 .627 7.3 3.6 1.8 4.2
INO Leo Barnhorst University of Notre Dame 344 7279 3232 1506 1116 .368 .665 34.8 9.4 5.4 3.2 14.2 .061
NYK Harry Donovan Muhlenberg College 45 253 38 .327 .689 5.6 0.8 1.0
PHW Jim Nolan Georgia Institute of Technology 5 8 4 .190 1.6 0.8 -0.2
ROC Jack Coleman University of Louisville 633 16479 6721 5186 1749 .416 .695 33.1 10.6 9.2 2.8 47.7 .107
STB Johnny Orr Beloit College 34 92 20 .339 .857 2.7 0.6 -0.1
WSC Jim Owens Baylor University
Round 3 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
BLB Paul Gordon University of Notre Dame 4 3 3 .000 .600 0.8 0.8 -0.1
BOS Joe Mullaney College of the Holy Cross 37 30 52 .129 .800 0.8 1.4 -0.6
CHS Dike Eddleman University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 267 3475 3224 915 551 .352 .630 25.7 12.1 4.5 2.1 7.3 -0.003
FTW Fred Schaus West Virginia University 334 6637 4070 1609 961 .352 .823 33.5 12.2 6.0 2.9 31.4 .105
INO Mac Otten Bowling Green State University 59 142 36 .329 .494 2.4 0.6 0.3
NYK Ernie Vandeweghe Colgate University 224 3600 2135 834 548 .421 .740 26.1 9.5 4.6 2.4 18.1 .162
PHW Nelson Bobb Temple University 227 2478 1052 405 488 .350 .612 21.2 4.6 2.4 2.1 6.0 .062
PRO Ed Leede Dartmouth College 121 949 118 225 .334 .719 7.8 2.1 1.9 5.8
Round 4 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
FTW Jerry Nagel Loyola University of Chicago 14 13 18 .214 .250 0.9 1.3 -0.1
INO Bob Evans Butler University 47 142 55 .280 .682 3.0 1.2 -0.3
PRO Warren Perkins Tulane University 126 767 319 257 .309 .618 6.1 4.8 2.0 3.1
Round 5 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
PRO Ray Corley Georgetown University 102 65 442 82 174 .304 .601 8.1 4.3 2.0 1.7 0.9 -0.265
STB Earl Dodd Truman State University 9 15 6 .222 .600 1.7 0.7 -0.3
WSC Cliff Barker University of Kentucky 149 494 557 181 294 .316 .662 11.2 3.7 1.8 2.0 2.0 .008
Round 6 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
INO Don Boven Western Michigan University 195 3355 1763 553 393 .339 .706 25.2 9.0 4.2 2.0 7.4 .052
Round 7 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
STB John Pritchard Drake University 7 22 8 .310 .364 3.1 1.1 -0.2
Round 8 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
BOS Duane Klueh Indiana State University 113 924 183 173 .362 .719 8.2 3.0 1.5 6.0
PRO Bob Royer Indiana State University 42 197 85 .338 .707 4.7 2.0 0.0
Other Picks Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
BLB Bill Evans Drake University
BLB Tom Gallagher St. Francis College
BLB Jim McMullen Xavier University
BLB Eppa Rixey Kenyon College
BLB Roger Wiley University of Oregon
BLB Bill Zipple Lafayette College
BOS Ed Little Denver Junior College
BOS Jim Simpson Bates College
BOS Emerson Speicher Bowling Green State University
BOS Bill Tom Rice University
BOS Bill Vandenburgh University of Washington
BOS Russ Washburn Colby College
BOS Bill Weight Brigham Young University
FTW Dal Zuber University of Toledo
INO Charlie Maas Butler University
INO Jim O'Halloran University of Notre Dame
INO J.L. Parks Oklahoma State University
MNL Bob Harrison University of Michigan 615 12926 4418 1358 1672 .352 .693 26.9 7.2 2.5 2.7 13.2 .024
MNL Paul Walther University of Tennessee 370 7258 2838 1168 974 .362 .708 28.6 7.7 3.7 2.6 20.3 .107
NYK Don Bagley University of Notre Dame
NYK Ken Kearns University of Arkansas
NYK Bill Kleine Missouri Valley College
NYK Bill Litchfield Emporia State University
NYK Bob Prewitt Southern Methodist University
PRO Paul Courty University of Oklahoma
PRO Carl Schaeffer University of Alabama
PRO Bill Tanzler University of Florida
PRO Jack Theolan DePaul University
STB Joe Crandall Oregon State University
STB Jack Davidson Stanford University
STB Bob Retherford University of Nebraska
STB Marv Schatzman Saint Louis University 34 115 38 .247 .580 3.4 1.1 -0.9
STB Eddie Van Northwestern Oklahoma State University
STB Preston Ward Missouri State University
WSC Maynard Haitcock George Washington University
WSC Jim Lacy Loyola College in Maryland