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Tom McMillen

Full name: Charles Thomas "Tom" McMillen
Gender: Male
Height: 6'11" (212 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: May 26, 1952 in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Maryland Terrapins, College Park, Maryland (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Other SR Links: Basketball-Reference.com, College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

Biography

When Tom McMillen was in high school, he was one of the nation’s most coveted basketball recruits – he even graced the cover of Sports Illustrated while a high school senior. The University of Maryland won the recruiting war and McMillen had an excellent college career, though it was perhaps a bit less than expected of him. While at Maryland, McMillen earned Phi Beta Kappa honors and was his class’s graduation speaker. He then followed 1964 Olympian, Bill Bradley to Oxford, England, as the recipient of a Rhodes Scholarship. While at Oxford, McMillen studied politics, philosophy, and economics and played basketball with the Virtus Sinudyne team in an Italian league. In 1975 Tom McMillen returned to play in the NBA, finishing up his Rhodes work during summers. He at first played with the Buffalo Braves, but later with the Atlanta Hawks.

Off the court, Tom McMillen was also highly successful. He was the youngest member of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, a member of a U.S. Senate advisory committee on national sports development, and been active in politics. In 1987 he was elected to the House of Representatives from Maryland’s 4th Congressional District. He served in the House until 1993. He has since become an entrepreneur in security systems.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TRB TOV
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1972-09-09 URS 51, USA 50 2 0
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1972-09-07 USA 68, ITA 38 6 1
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #2 1 1972-08-27 USA 66, TCH 35 3 0
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1972-08-28 USA 81, AUS 55 6 0
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #12 1 1972-08-29 USA 67, CUB 48 2 0
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #16 1 1972-08-30 USA 61, BRA 54 2 2
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #18 1 1972-09-01 USA 96, EGY 31 16 1
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #24 1 1972-09-02 USA 72, ESP 56 10 0
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #25 1 1972-09-03 USA 99, JPN 33 14 1