Name Scott Haffner
Positions Basketball positions
Pro career 1989–1992
Weight 82 kg
|Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)|
Height 1.91 m
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Role Basketball Player
|Born February 2, 1966 (age 49)
Terre Haute, Indiana (1966-02-02) |
College Illinois (1984–1985) Evansville (1986–1989)
NBA draft 1989 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45th overall
Education University of Evansville, Noblesville High School
Scott Haffner 65 pts. against Dayton 1988-89 2 of 4
Scott Haffner (born February 2, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball player who graduated from Noblesville High School, Indiana and was selected by the Miami Heat in the 2nd round (45th overall) of the 1989 NBA Draft. Haffner, a 6'3" (1.90 m) and 180 lb (81½ kg) point guard, played two years in the NBA, for the Heat during the 1989-90 season and for the Charlotte Hornets during the 1990-91 season. His best year as a pro came during his rookie year as a member of the Heat, appearing in 43 games (starting 6) and averaging 4.6 ppg. Haffner played collegiately at the University of Illinois and the University of Evansville.
Haffner holds Evansville's all-time record for single-game scoring, with 65 points in a 109-83 win over Dayton on February 18, 1989. Haffner won Midwestern Collegiate Conference Player of the Year honors in 1988-89, helping to advance the Purple Aces to the second round of the Division I NCAA men's basketball tournament for the only time in its history. The Aces beat Oregon State 94-90 before falling to Seton Hall 87-73.