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1971-72 Carolina Cougars Roster and Stats

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Record: 35-49, Finished 5th in ABA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Meschery (35-49)

PTS/G: 114.8 (5th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 118.1 (10th of 11)
SRS: -3.03 (9th of 11) ▪ Pace: 114.6 (3rd of 11)
Off Rtg: 99.8 (8th of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.7 (9th of 11)
Expected W-L: 34-50 (9th of 11)

Arena: Greensboro Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
27 Joe Caldwell SF 6-5 195 November 1, 1941 7 Arizona State University
34 Frank Card F 6-7 195 December 28, 1944 3 South Carolina State University
George Carter SF 6-4 210 January 10, 1944 3 St. Bonaventure University
32 Warren Davis PF 6-6 212 June 30, 1943 4 North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
54 Randy Denton C 6-10 240 February 18, 1949 R Duke University
4 Ron Dorsey F 6-4 200 October 10, 1948 R Tennessee State University
35 Wayne Hightower PF 6-8 192 January 14, 1940 9 University of Kansas
13 Stew Johnson PF 6-8 220 August 19, 1944 4 Murray State University
33 Wendell Ladner SF 6-5 220 October 6, 1948 1 University of Southern Mississippi
21 George Lehmann PG 6-0 180 May 1, 1942 4 Campbell University
23 Gene Littles PG 6-0 160 June 29, 1943 2 High Point University
22 Ed Manning SF 6-7 210 January 2, 1944 4 Jackson State University
24 Ted McClain SG 6-1 180 August 30, 1946 R Tennessee State University
1 Jim McDaniels C 6-11 228 April 2, 1948 R Western Kentucky University
44 Larry Miller SG 6-4 190 April 4, 1946 3 University of North Carolina
52 Tom Owens C 6-10 215 June 28, 1949 R University of South Carolina
33 George Stone SF 6-7 195 February 9, 1946 3 Marshall University
11 Bob Verga SG 6-1 190 September 7, 1945 4 Duke University
21 Bob Warren SG 6-5 190 July 17, 1946 3 Vanderbilt University

Team and Opponent Stats

G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
Team 84 20235 3818 8391 .455 140 496 .282 3678 7895 .466 1870 2536 .737 1501 2808 4309 1735 1480 2173 9646 114.8
Lg Rank 11 3 3 7 5 4 8 3 3 8 11 9 11 6 9 8 8 3 5 5 5
Opponent 84 20235 3883 7983 .486 118 391 .302 3765 7592 .496 2039 2706 .754 1384 3078 4462 1750 1729 2104 9923 118.1
Lg Rank 11 10 6 10 3 3 7 10 6 10 4 6 4 2 10 8 4 1 5 10 10

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 34 50 -3.30 0.27 -3.03 99.8 102.7 114.6 .302 .059 .463 13.5 32.8 .223 .494 15.9 67.0 .255 Greensboro Coliseum
Lg Rank 9 9 9 4 9 8 9 3 10 5 8 3 8 11 10 1 2 4

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Larry Miller 25 83 3199 562 1228 .458 12 47 .255 550 1181 .466 393 497 .791 177 222 399 235 191 232 1529
2 Jim McDaniels 23 58 2172 659 1276 .516 0 0 659 1276 .516 234 324 .722 249 565 814 97 167 251 1552
3 Joe Caldwell 30 61 2145 434 922 .471 5 20 .250 429 902 .476 159 318 .500 157 186 343 259 164 208 1032
4 Gene Littles 28 69 2006 280 605 .463 7 26 .269 273 579 .472 178 237 .751 122 154 276 237 104 180 745
5 Ed Manning 28 77 1648 228 499 .457 0 3 .000 228 496 .460 95 114 .833 117 324 441 58 83 227 551
6 George Lehmann 29 38 1399 219 439 .499 49 125 .392 170 314 .541 122 136 .897 16 55 71 295 168 114 609
7 Warren Davis 28 41 1348 223 464 .481 0 1 .000 223 463 .482 111 163 .681 136 234 370 99 114 162 557
8 Wendell Ladner 23 43 1183 219 583 .376 34 139 .245 185 444 .417 51 63 .810 106 318 424 88 90 180 523
9 Stew Johnson 27 50 1125 283 658 .430 13 40 .325 270 618 .437 53 73 .726 90 182 272 73 67 116 632
10 Ted McClain 25 64 900 148 415 .357 13 53 .245 135 362 .373 110 142 .775 44 76 120 120 116 144 419
11 George Carter 28 29 738 161 349 .461 0 2 .000 161 347 .464 157 185 .849 51 100 151 25 50 72 479
12 Randy Denton 22 39 710 147 339 .434 0 1 .000 147 338 .435 39 55 .709 98 162 260 33 50 67 333
13 Bob Warren 25 37 501 73 167 .437 3 17 .176 70 150 .467 39 49 .796 19 35 54 46 34 59 188
14 Tom Owens 22 31 501 99 193 .513 1 3 .333 98 190 .516 55 87 .632 77 114 191 21 32 81 254
15 George Stone 25 16 239 28 75 .373 0 5 .000 28 70 .400 16 17 .941 6 33 39 21 16 23 72
16 Frank Card 27 9 141 10 48 .208 0 1 .000 10 47 .213 18 25 .720 12 16 28 7 9 16 38
17 Wayne Hightower 32 13 141 20 64 .313 0 2 .000 20 62 .323 30 36 .833 17 26 43 11 12 19 70
18 Bob Verga 26 8 127 23 59 .390 3 10 .300 20 49 .408 10 13 .769 5 3 8 10 12 20 59
19 Ron Dorsey 23 1 12 2 8 .250 0 1 .000 2 7 .286 0 2 .000 2 3 5 0 1 2 4

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Larry Miller 25 83 38.5 6.8 14.8 .458 0.1 0.6 .255 6.6 14.2 .466 4.7 6.0 .791 2.1 2.7 4.8 2.8 2.3 2.8 18.4
2 Jim McDaniels 23 58 37.4 11.4 22.0 .516 0.0 0.0 11.4 22.0 .516 4.0 5.6 .722 4.3 9.7 14.0 1.7 2.9 4.3 26.8
3 George Lehmann 29 38 36.8 5.8 11.6 .499 1.3 3.3 .392 4.5 8.3 .541 3.2 3.6 .897 0.4 1.4 1.9 7.8 4.4 3.0 16.0
4 Joe Caldwell 30 61 35.2 7.1 15.1 .471 0.1 0.3 .250 7.0 14.8 .476 2.6 5.2 .500 2.6 3.0 5.6 4.2 2.7 3.4 16.9
5 Warren Davis 28 41 32.9 5.4 11.3 .481 0.0 0.0 .000 5.4 11.3 .482 2.7 4.0 .681 3.3 5.7 9.0 2.4 2.8 4.0 13.6
6 Gene Littles 28 69 29.1 4.1 8.8 .463 0.1 0.4 .269 4.0 8.4 .472 2.6 3.4 .751 1.8 2.2 4.0 3.4 1.5 2.6 10.8
7 Wendell Ladner 23 43 27.5 5.1 13.6 .376 0.8 3.2 .245 4.3 10.3 .417 1.2 1.5 .810 2.5 7.4 9.9 2.0 2.1 4.2 12.2
8 George Carter 28 29 25.4 5.6 12.0 .461 0.0 0.1 .000 5.6 12.0 .464 5.4 6.4 .849 1.8 3.4 5.2 0.9 1.7 2.5 16.5
9 Stew Johnson 27 50 22.5 5.7 13.2 .430 0.3 0.8 .325 5.4 12.4 .437 1.1 1.5 .726 1.8 3.6 5.4 1.5 1.3 2.3 12.6
10 Ed Manning 28 77 21.4 3.0 6.5 .457 0.0 0.0 .000 3.0 6.4 .460 1.2 1.5 .833 1.5 4.2 5.7 0.8 1.1 2.9 7.2
11 Randy Denton 22 39 18.2 3.8 8.7 .434 0.0 0.0 .000 3.8 8.7 .435 1.0 1.4 .709 2.5 4.2 6.7 0.8 1.3 1.7 8.5
12 Tom Owens 22 31 16.2 3.2 6.2 .513 0.0 0.1 .333 3.2 6.1 .516 1.8 2.8 .632 2.5 3.7 6.2 0.7 1.0 2.6 8.2
13 Bob Verga 26 8 15.9 2.9 7.4 .390 0.4 1.3 .300 2.5 6.1 .408 1.3 1.6 .769 0.6 0.4 1.0 1.3 1.5 2.5 7.4
14 Frank Card 27 9 15.7 1.1 5.3 .208 0.0 0.1 .000 1.1 5.2 .213 2.0 2.8 .720 1.3 1.8 3.1 0.8 1.0 1.8 4.2
15 George Stone 25 16 14.9 1.8 4.7 .373 0.0 0.3 .000 1.8 4.4 .400 1.0 1.1 .941 0.4 2.1 2.4 1.3 1.0 1.4 4.5
16 Ted McClain 25 64 14.1 2.3 6.5 .357 0.2 0.8 .245 2.1 5.7 .373 1.7 2.2 .775 0.7 1.2 1.9 1.9 1.8 2.3 6.5
17 Bob Warren 25 37 13.5 2.0 4.5 .437 0.1 0.5 .176 1.9 4.1 .467 1.1 1.3 .796 0.5 0.9 1.5 1.2 0.9 1.6 5.1
18 Ron Dorsey 23 1 12.0 2.0 8.0 .250 0.0 1.0 .000 2.0 7.0 .286 0.0 2.0 .000 2.0 3.0 5.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 4.0
19 Wayne Hightower 32 13 10.8 1.5 4.9 .313 0.0 0.2 .000 1.5 4.8 .323 2.3 2.8 .833 1.3 2.0 3.3 0.8 0.9 1.5 5.4

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Larry Miller 25 83 3199 6.3 13.8 .458 0.1 0.5 .255 6.2 13.3 .466 4.4 5.6 .791 2.0 2.5 4.5 2.6 2.1 2.6 17.2
2 Jim McDaniels 23 58 2172 10.9 21.1 .516 0.0 0.0 10.9 21.1 .516 3.9 5.4 .722 4.1 9.4 13.5 1.6 2.8 4.2 25.7
3 Joe Caldwell 30 61 2145 7.3 15.5 .471 0.1 0.3 .250 7.2 15.1 .476 2.7 5.3 .500 2.6 3.1 5.8 4.3 2.8 3.5 17.3
4 Gene Littles 28 69 2006 5.0 10.9 .463 0.1 0.5 .269 4.9 10.4 .472 3.2 4.3 .751 2.2 2.8 5.0 4.3 1.9 3.2 13.4
5 Ed Manning 28 77 1648 5.0 10.9 .457 0.0 0.1 .000 5.0 10.8 .460 2.1 2.5 .833 2.6 7.1 9.6 1.3 1.8 5.0 12.0
6 George Lehmann 29 38 1399 5.6 11.3 .499 1.3 3.2 .392 4.4 8.1 .541 3.1 3.5 .897 0.4 1.4 1.8 7.6 4.3 2.9 15.7
7 Warren Davis 28 41 1348 6.0 12.4 .481 0.0 0.0 .000 6.0 12.4 .482 3.0 4.4 .681 3.6 6.2 9.9 2.6 3.0 4.3 14.9
8 Wendell Ladner 23 43 1183 6.7 17.7 .376 1.0 4.2 .245 5.6 13.5 .417 1.6 1.9 .810 3.2 9.7 12.9 2.7 2.7 5.5 15.9
9 Stew Johnson 27 50 1125 9.1 21.1 .430 0.4 1.3 .325 8.6 19.8 .437 1.7 2.3 .726 2.9 5.8 8.7 2.3 2.1 3.7 20.2
10 Ted McClain 25 64 900 5.9 16.6 .357 0.5 2.1 .245 5.4 14.5 .373 4.4 5.7 .775 1.8 3.0 4.8 4.8 4.6 5.8 16.8
11 George Carter 28 29 738 7.9 17.0 .461 0.0 0.1 .000 7.9 16.9 .464 7.7 9.0 .849 2.5 4.9 7.4 1.2 2.4 3.5 23.4
12 Randy Denton 22 39 710 7.5 17.2 .434 0.0 0.1 .000 7.5 17.1 .435 2.0 2.8 .709 5.0 8.2 13.2 1.7 2.5 3.4 16.9
13 Bob Warren 25 37 501 5.2 12.0 .437 0.2 1.2 .176 5.0 10.8 .467 2.8 3.5 .796 1.4 2.5 3.9 3.3 2.4 4.2 13.5
14 Tom Owens 22 31 501 7.1 13.9 .513 0.1 0.2 .333 7.0 13.7 .516 4.0 6.3 .632 5.5 8.2 13.7 1.5 2.3 5.8 18.3
15 George Stone 25 16 239 4.2 11.3 .373 0.0 0.8 .000 4.2 10.5 .400 2.4 2.6 .941 0.9 5.0 5.9 3.2 2.4 3.5 10.8
16 Frank Card 27 9 141 2.6 12.3 .208 0.0 0.3 .000 2.6 12.0 .213 4.6 6.4 .720 3.1 4.1 7.1 1.8 2.3 4.1 9.7
17 Wayne Hightower 32 13 141 5.1 16.3 .313 0.0 0.5 .000 5.1 15.8 .323 7.7 9.2 .833 4.3 6.6 11.0 2.8 3.1 4.9 17.9
18 Bob Verga 26 8 127 6.5 16.7 .390 0.9 2.8 .300 5.7 13.9 .408 2.8 3.7 .769 1.4 0.9 2.3 2.8 3.4 5.7 16.7
19 Ron Dorsey 23 1 12 6.0 24.0 .250 0.0 3.0 .000 6.0 21.0 .286 0.0 6.0 .000 6.0 9.0 15.0 0.0 3.0 6.0 12.0

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Larry Miller 25 83 3199 14.1 .528 .463 .405 .038 4.9 6.7 5.8 9.6 11.7 18.9 3.9 2.3 6.2 .093
2 Jim McDaniels 23 58 2172 24.1 .547 .516 .254 .000 10.1 25.1 17.3 7.0 10.5 26.9 5.1 2.7 7.8 .171
3 Joe Caldwell 30 61 2145 13.9 .486 .473 .345 .022 6.5 8.4 7.4 16.3 13.4 21.1 0.5 2.0 2.5 .057
4 Gene Littles 28 69 2006 13.0 .525 .469 .392 .043 5.4 7.4 6.3 14.7 12.8 14.9 1.9 1.8 3.6 .087
5 Ed Manning 28 77 1648 10.4 .502 .457 .228 .006 6.3 19.0 12.3 4.4 13.1 14.1 0.7 1.6 2.2 .065
6 George Lehmann 29 38 1399 13.8 .610 .555 .310 .285 1.0 3.8 2.3 26.8 25.2 17.6 3.6 1.3 5.0 .170
7 Warren Davis 28 41 1348 13.3 .520 .481 .351 .002 8.9 16.8 12.7 9.4 17.5 17.8 1.2 1.4 2.6 .094
8 Wendell Ladner 23 43 1183 12.0 .428 .405 .108 .238 7.9 26.0 16.5 9.8 12.8 21.8 -1.6 1.5 -0.1 -0.004
9 Stew Johnson 27 50 1125 15.2 .458 .440 .111 .061 7.1 15.6 11.2 9.4 8.8 24.8 -0.8 1.1 0.3 .015
10 Ted McClain 25 64 900 7.6 .439 .372 .342 .128 4.3 8.2 6.2 17.1 19.5 24.3 -1.0 0.8 -0.1 -0.007
11 George Carter 28 29 738 19.4 .556 .461 .530 .006 6.1 13.1 9.4 4.7 10.4 24.0 1.8 0.6 2.4 .154
12 Randy Denton 22 39 710 15.3 .458 .434 .162 .003 12.2 22.0 16.9 6.3 12.1 21.4 -0.4 0.9 0.5 .031
13 Bob Warren 25 37 501 9.4 .499 .446 .293 .102 3.4 6.7 5.0 11.5 15.3 16.4 0.2 0.4 0.6 .057
14 Tom Owens 22 31 501 18.6 .549 .516 .451 .016 13.6 22.0 17.6 5.6 12.2 19.4 0.9 0.6 1.5 .142
15 George Stone 25 16 239 7.2 .436 .373 .227 .067 2.2 13.3 7.5 10.6 16.2 15.2 -0.2 0.2 0.0 .006
16 Frank Card 27 9 141 3.0 .322 .208 .521 .021 7.5 11.0 9.2 5.7 13.2 17.8 -0.5 0.1 -0.4 -0.125
17 Wayne Hightower 32 13 141 13.4 .438 .313 .563 .031 10.7 17.8 14.1 9.7 13.1 24.0 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.001
18 Bob Verga 26 8 127 6.7 .456 .415 .220 .169 3.5 2.3 2.9 10.3 15.6 22.3 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .001
19 Ron Dorsey 23 1 12 -3.0 .225 .250 .250 .125 14.7 24.1 19.2 0.0 10.1 30.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.421