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    Tommy Burleson
     
     

    Tommy Burleson
    7-4 • Center
    Newland, N.C.
    Played: 1971-74

    All-American: 1973 - USBWA (1st), Universal Sports (1st), UPI (3rd), AP (HM), NABC (3rd), Sporting News (HM), Basketball Weekly (HM); 1974 - UPI (2nd).

    A three-time All-ACC selection and the winner of two Everett Case Awards as the ACC Tournament MVP … Teamed with David Thompson to provide a lethal inside-outside combination on the Wolfpack’s 1974 NCAA Championship team … Led the ACC in rebounding in 1972 and ’73 … A member of the 1972 U.S. Olympic basketball team … Ranks among the Wolfpack’s top 10 scorers (1,598 points) and rebounder (1,066 rebounds) … Had 38 points and 13 rebounds in the finals of the 1974 ACC Tournament against Maryland … NC State compiled a 73-11 record during his three years on the varsity.

    Year GP FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Reb-Avg A Pts Avg
    1971-72 26 214-412 .519 126-183 .689 365-14.0 NA 554 21.3
    1972-73 27 199-389 .512 84-115 .730 324-12.0 56 482 17.9
    1973-74 31 228-442 .515 106-162 .654 377-12.2 51 562 18.1
    Totals 84 641-1243 .516 316-460 .686 1066-12.7 107 1598 19.0

     

     

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