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Howie Williams

Full name: Howard Earl "Howie" Williams
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: October 29, 1927 in New Ross, Indiana, United States
Died: December 25, 2004 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Affiliations: Peoria Caterpillars, Peoria (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Howie Williams was a four-time letterman while at Purdue in the late 40s. He then went on to the AAU leagues, where he played mainly with the Peoria Caterpillars. He was a member of two AAU national champions (1951, 1952) and from 1951-1953 was named AAU AllAmerica. It was while with the Cats that he was named to the 1952 Olympic team. He was also offered a chance to play with the Minneapolis Lakers but turned it down.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1952-08-02 USA 36, URS 25 4
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1952-07-31 USA 85, ARG 76 2
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group B Match #2 1 1952-07-28 USA 86, URS 58 4
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group B Match #3 1 1952-07-29 USA 103, CHI 55 6
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group B Match #5 1 1952-07-30 USA 57, BRA 53 4
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group A Match #1 1 1952-07-25 USA 66, HUN 48 2
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group A Match #4 1 1952-07-26 USA 72, TCH 47 2
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1952-07-27 USA 57, URU 44 2
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