Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Bob Boozer, Former K-State Standout, Elected to National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Bob Boozer, Former K-State Standout, Elected to National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

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Bob Boozer, a two-time All-American at Kansas State and an Olympian, was elected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

Boozer was among eight individuals in the 2016 class announced Tuesday with fellow players Mark Aguirre, DePaul; Doug Collins, Illinois State; Lionel Simmons, LaSalle; Jamaal Wilkes, UCLA and Dominique Wilkins, Georgia and coaches Hugh Durham, Florida State, Georgia, Jacksonville State and Mike Montgomery, Montana, Stanford, California.

Boozer, who passed away in 2012 at the age of 75, is the only two- time consensus All-American in K-State history. He becomes the third Wildcat in the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame with Rolando Blackman, who was inducted last year, and coach Tex Winter (2010).

Boozer is in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as a member of the gold medal 1960 U. …

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