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Melvin Simon (basketball)

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Nationality  American
Role  Basketball Player
Listed height  6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Height  1.98 m

Listed weight  230 lb (104 kg)
Weight  104 kg
Name  Melvin Simon
Positions  Basketball positions
Melvin Simon (basketball) Melvin Simon autographed Basketball Card New Orleans 1994
High school  Archbishop Shaw (Harvey, Louisiana)
College  New Orleans Privateers men's basketball

Melvin Simon is an American professional basketball player. He saw action in four years for the University of New Orleans and was among the US top 20 prep players at Archbishop Shaw High School in Harvey, Louisiana. Scouts said he was the most highly recruited high school player ever to enroll at New Orleans under coach Tim Floyd.

Melvin Simon (basketball) 1994 Classic Base 54 Melvin Simon COMC Card Marketplace

Basketball career

As a New Orleans freshman in 1990-91, Simon averaged 11.6 points and 6.6 rebounds and compiled 53 assists and 33 block shots. He started for the varsity which posted a 23-8 mark, losing to Kansas in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Simon was named Louisiana Freshman of the year and turned in the second highest rookie average in 17 years at New Orleans. In the summer after his freshman season, Simon was drafted to play in the US squad that took the Gold medal at the World Junior Championships in Edmonton. Among his teammates were Eddie Stokes, Lance Miller, Jarvis Lang, Bryan Caver, and Jamal Faulkner, The US coach was Lon Kruger.

References

Melvin Simon (basketball) Wikipedia


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