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1947-48 Providence Steam Rollers Roster and Stats

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Record: 6-42, Finished 4th in BAA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Albert Soar (2-17), Nat Hickey (4-25)

PTS/G: 69.1 (7th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 80.7 (8th of 8)
SRS: -10.31 (8th of 8)
Expected W-L: 5-43 (8th of 8)

Arena: Rhode Island Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
6 Hank Beenders C-F 6-6 185 June 2, 1916 1 Long Island University
3 Ernie Calverley G 5-10 145 January 30, 1924 1 University of Rhode Island
Bill Downey C 6-6 210 November 11, 1923 R Marquette University
10 Johnny Ezersky F-G 6-3 175 R University of Rhode Island
16 Dick Fitzgerald F 6-2 175 November 18, 1920 1 Seton Hall University
11 Pop Goodwin F-C 6-2 203 December 22, 1920 1
Wyndol Gray G-F 6-1 175 March 20, 1922 1 Harvard University
11 Nat Hickey G-F 5-11 180 January 30, 1902 R
9 Bob Hubbard C-F 6-6 215 December 27, 1922 R Springfield College
John Janisch F-G 6-3 200 March 15, 1920 1 Valparaiso University
13 Jerry Kelly F 6-2 172 June 14, 1918 1 Marshall University
4 Dino Martin G 5-8 160 May 25, 1920 1 Georgetown University
15 Ariel Maughan F 6-4 190 April 26, 1923 1 Utah State University
10 George Mearns F 6-3 175 April 18, 1922 1 University of Rhode Island
9-14 George Nostrand C-F 6-8 195 January 25, 1924 1 University of Wyoming
7-9 Lee Robbins F 6-3 175 February 11, 1922 R University of Colorado
5 Kenny Sailors G 5-10 175 January 14, 1922 1 University of Wyoming
12 Earl Shannon G-F 5-11 170 November 23, 1921 1 University of Rhode Island
Mel Thurston G 6-0 175 January 16, 1919 R Canisius College
Jack Toomay C-F 6-6 215 August 9, 1922 R University of the Pacific
8 Ray Wertis G 5-11 January 1, 1922 1 St. John's University

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 48 1268 4630 .274 1268 4630 .274 782 1275 .613 347 1105 3318
Team/G 26.4 96.5 .274 26.4 96.5 .274 16.3 26.6 .613 7.2 23.0 69.1
Lg Rank 7 5 7 7 5 7 8 5 8 4 7 7
Year/Year -2.7% 3.7% -0.018 -2.7% 3.7% -0.018 -10.5% -4.3% -0.042 -9.8% 13.7% -4.7%
Opponent 48 3873
Opponent/G 80.7
Lg Rank 8
Year/Year 8.8%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

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 5 43 -11.56 1.26 -10.31 .275 .274 .169 Rhode Island Auditorium
Lg Rank 8 8 8 1 8 5 7 8

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 Ray Wertis 26 7 13 72 .181 13 72 .181 6 14 .429 6 13 32
2 Bob Hubbard 25 28 58 199 .291 58 199 .291 36 52 .692 11 34 152
3 Nat Hickey 46 2 0 6 .000 0 6 .000 2 3 .667 0 5 2
4 Wyndol Gray 25 1 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 0 0
5 Pop Goodwin 27 24 36 155 .232 36 155 .232 19 27 .704 7 36 91
6 Dick Fitzgerald 27 1 0 3 .000 0 3 .000 0 0 0 1 0
7 Johnny Ezersky 25 95 376 .253 95 376 .253 63 104 .606 16 62 253
8 Bill Downey 24 3 0 2 .000 0 2 .000 0 0 0 0 0
9 Ernie Calverley 24 47 226 835 .271 226 835 .271 107 161 .665 119 168 559
10 John Janisch 27 7 13 43 .302 13 43 .302 8 14 .571 2 2 34
11 Jerry Kelly 29 3 3 10 .300 3 10 .300 0 1 .000 0 3 6
12 Dino Martin 27 32 46 193 .238 46 193 .238 9 20 .450 14 17 101
13 Mel Thurston 29 14 32 113 .283 32 113 .283 14 28 .500 4 42 78
14 Jack Toomay 25 14 52 144 .361 52 144 .361 49 71 .690 5 49 153
15 Earl Shannon 26 45 123 469 .262 123 469 .262 116 183 .634 49 106 362
16 Kenny Sailors 26 41 205 683 .300 205 683 .300 110 159 .692 59 157 520
17 Lee Robbins 25 31 72 260 .277 72 260 .277 51 93 .548 7 93 195
18 George Nostrand 24 45 196 660 .297 196 660 .297 129 239 .540 30 148 521
19 George Mearns 25 24 23 115 .200 23 115 .200 15 31 .484 10 65 61
20 Ariel Maughan 24 14 22 91 .242 22 91 .242 11 16 .688 2 36 55
21 Hank Beenders 31 21 53 200 .265 53 200 .265 37 58 .638 6 68 143

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 Ray Wertis 26 7 1.9 10.3 .181 1.9 10.3 .181 0.9 2.0 .429 0.9 1.9 4.6
2 Bob Hubbard 25 28 2.1 7.1 .291 2.1 7.1 .291 1.3 1.9 .692 0.4 1.2 5.4
3 Nat Hickey 46 2 0.0 3.0 .000 0.0 3.0 .000 1.0 1.5 .667 0.0 2.5 1.0
4 Wyndol Gray 25 1 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
5 Pop Goodwin 27 24 1.5 6.5 .232 1.5 6.5 .232 0.8 1.1 .704 0.3 1.5 3.8
6 Dick Fitzgerald 27 1 0.0 3.0 .000 0.0 3.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0
7 Johnny Ezersky 25 3.8 15.0 .253 3.8 15.0 .253 2.5 4.2 .606 0.6 2.5 10.1
8 Bill Downey 24 3 0.0 0.7 .000 0.0 0.7 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
9 Ernie Calverley 24 47 4.8 17.8 .271 4.8 17.8 .271 2.3 3.4 .665 2.5 3.6 11.9
10 John Janisch 27 7 1.9 6.1 .302 1.9 6.1 .302 1.1 2.0 .571 0.3 0.3 4.9
11 Jerry Kelly 29 3 1.0 3.3 .300 1.0 3.3 .300 0.0 0.3 .000 0.0 1.0 2.0
12 Dino Martin 27 32 1.4 6.0 .238 1.4 6.0 .238 0.3 0.6 .450 0.4 0.5 3.2
13 Mel Thurston 29 14 2.3 8.1 .283 2.3 8.1 .283 1.0 2.0 .500 0.3 3.0 5.6
14 Jack Toomay 25 14 3.7 10.3 .361 3.7 10.3 .361 3.5 5.1 .690 0.4 3.5 10.9
15 Earl Shannon 26 45 2.7 10.4 .262 2.7 10.4 .262 2.6 4.1 .634 1.1 2.4 8.0
16 Kenny Sailors 26 41 5.0 16.7 .300 5.0 16.7 .300 2.7 3.9 .692 1.4 3.8 12.7
17 Lee Robbins 25 31 2.3 8.4 .277 2.3 8.4 .277 1.6 3.0 .548 0.2 3.0 6.3
18 George Nostrand 24 45 4.4 14.7 .297 4.4 14.7 .297 2.9 5.3 .540 0.7 3.3 11.6
19 George Mearns 25 24 1.0 4.8 .200 1.0 4.8 .200 0.6 1.3 .484 0.4 2.7 2.5
20 Ariel Maughan 24 14 1.6 6.5 .242 1.6 6.5 .242 0.8 1.1 .688 0.1 2.6 3.9
21 Hank Beenders 31 21 2.5 9.5 .265 2.5 9.5 .265 1.8 2.8 .638 0.3 3.2 6.8

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 Ray Wertis 26 7 .181 .181 .429
2 Bob Hubbard 25 28 .291 .291 .692
3 Nat Hickey 46 2 .000 .000 .667
4 Wyndol Gray 25 1 .000 .000 .000
5 Pop Goodwin 27 24 .232 .232 .704
6 Dick Fitzgerald 27 1 .000 .000
7 Johnny Ezersky 25 .253 .253 .606
8 Bill Downey 24 3 .000 .000
9 Ernie Calverley 24 47 .271 .271 .665
10 John Janisch 27 7 .302 .302 .571
11 Jerry Kelly 29 3 .300 .300 .000
12 Dino Martin 27 32 .238 .238 .450
13 Mel Thurston 29 14 .283 .283 .500
14 Jack Toomay 25 14 .361 .361 .690
15 Earl Shannon 26 45 .262 .262 .634
16 Kenny Sailors 26 41 .300 .300 .692
17 Lee Robbins 25 31 .277 .277 .548
18 George Nostrand 24 45 .297 .297 .540
19 George Mearns 25 24 .200 .200 .484
20 Ariel Maughan 24 14 .242 .242 .688
21 Hank Beenders 31 21 .265 .265 .638

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
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 Ray Wertis 26 7 .181 .181 .429
2 Bob Hubbard 25 28 .291 .291 .692
3 Nat Hickey 46 2 .000 .000 .667
4 Wyndol Gray 25 1 .000 .000 .000
5 Pop Goodwin 27 24 .232 .232 .704
6 Dick Fitzgerald 27 1 .000 .000
7 Johnny Ezersky 25 .253 .253 .606
8 Bill Downey 24 3 .000 .000
9 Ernie Calverley 24 47 .271 .271 .665
10 John Janisch 27 7 .302 .302 .571
11 Jerry Kelly 29 3 .300 .300 .000
12 Dino Martin 27 32 .238 .238 .450
13 Mel Thurston 29 14 .283 .283 .500
14 Jack Toomay 25 14 .361 .361 .690
15 Earl Shannon 26 45 .262 .262 .634
16 Kenny Sailors 26 41 .300 .300 .692
17 Lee Robbins 25 31 .277 .277 .548
18 George Nostrand 24 45 .297 .297 .540
19 George Mearns 25 24 .200 .200 .484
20 Ariel Maughan 24 14 .242 .242 .688
21 Hank Beenders 31 21 .265 .265 .638

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 Ray Wertis 26 7 .205 .181 .194 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7
2 Bob Hubbard 25 28 .343 .291 .261 0.6 -0.1 0.4
3 Nat Hickey 46 2 .137 .000 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
4 Wyndol Gray 25 1 .000 .000 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0
5 Pop Goodwin 27 24 .273 .232 .174 -0.5 -0.1 -0.7
6 Dick Fitzgerald 27 1 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
7 Johnny Ezersky 25 .300 .253 .277 -0.4 -0.2 -0.7
8 Bill Downey 24 3 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
9 Ernie Calverley 24 47 .309 .271 .193 0.4 -0.8 -0.5
10 John Janisch 27 7 .346 .302 .326 0.1 0.0 0.1
11 Jerry Kelly 29 3 .287 .300 .100 0.0 0.0 0.0
12 Dino Martin 27 32 .250 .238 .104 -1.0 -0.1 -1.1
13 Mel Thurston 29 14 .311 .283 .248 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
14 Jack Toomay 25 14 .437 .361 .493 1.8 -0.1 1.6
15 Earl Shannon 26 45 .329 .262 .390 1.0 -0.4 0.6
16 Kenny Sailors 26 41 .345 .300 .233 2.2 -0.6 1.6
17 Lee Robbins 25 31 .324 .277 .358 0.3 -0.2 0.0
18 George Nostrand 24 45 .340 .297 .362 1.8 -0.5 1.3
19 George Mearns 25 24 .237 .200 .270 -0.8 -0.2 -0.9
20 Ariel Maughan 24 14 .280 .242 .176 -0.3 -0.1 -0.4
21 Hank Beenders 31 21 .317 .265 .290 0.1 -0.2 -0.1