Bob Wiesenhahn
Bob Wiesenhahn

Position:
Basketball

Inducted:
1987


Bob Wisenhahn

  • Emerged from the support role he played as a sophomore and junior to a major leader as a senior on UC's 1961 NCAA Championship team.
  • Team co-captain and Most Valuable Player in 1961.
  • A 6.8-point scorer his first two seasons who exploded to lead the offense of the 1961 Bearcats with his 17.1 average.
  • Elected to the NCAA Midwest Regional All-Tournament team, tying for regional MVP honors, in 1961.
  • Named to the NCAA Finals All-Tournament team.
  • First team All-Missouri Valley Conference selection as a senior.
  • Earned first team All-American honors in 1961 (Helms Foundation, Converse) and was an honorable mention pick (AP, UPI).
  • Taken in the second round of the 1961 NBA draft by the Cincinnati Royals.
  • UC Athletics Hall of Fame 1987.