Phil Wheeler
Phil Wheeler

Position:
Basketball

Inducted:
1989


Phil Wheeler

  • Three-year starter in basketball, helping the teams compile a 49-25 record.
  • Second-leading scorer as a junior on the team that reached the semifinals of the NIT.
  • Team captain and leading scorer (21.5 points) as a senior.
  • Closed his career in the 1,000 Point Club with 1,055 career points.
  • Averaged 11.8 rebounds as a senior and 10.5 during his career.
  • Selected by the Philadelphia Warriors in the 1956 NBA Draft.
  • UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1989.