Started every game of his three-year varsity career (freshmen were ineligible then), reeling off a streak of 91 starts.
Play in the pivot helped UC compile an impressive 84-7 record, winning two NCAA Championships and finishing third in another.
Earned Missouri Valley Conference second team honors as a sophomore while posting the second-highest field goal percentage in the nation (.571).
Was a first team All-MVC choice his junior and senior seasons, during which he was UC's leading rebounder both years and leading scorer as a senior.
Earned tournament MVP honors in 1962 after leading the Bearcats to their second NCAA crown, highlighted by a career-best 36-point outburst in the semifinal win over UCLA.
Tallied 1,391 career points and is one of only three Bearcats to score 1,000 points and grab 1,000 rebounds (1,088).
Was a second team All-American in 1961 (Converse).
Earned first team All-American honors in 1962 (USBWA, Helms Foundation), earned second team honors (NABC), and was a third team pick (AP, UPI).
Was the Helms Foundation choice as national player of the year in 1962.
Taken in the first round of the 1962 NBA draft by the New York Knicks with the No. 2 pick.
Played in the NBA for three seasons with New York and Baltimore.
UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1982.