Don Rehfeldt

Don Rehfeldt (January 7, 1927–October 16, 1980) was a graduate of Amundsen High School in Chicago, Illinois and went on to become a two time Big Ten (then Western Conference) leading scorer in 1949 and 1950 and the Big Ten MVP in 1950 at Wisconsin. He was also a First Team All-American in 1950. Don is a charter member of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Athletic Hall of Fame, elected in 1991. He was most noted for his hook shot. Upon graduation in 1950, Rehfeldt was the Badger all time leading scorer and held 14 other individual records. He held the Badger record as its last All-American for 56 years until Alando Tucker was named a First Team All-American in 2007. Rehfeldt was the second overall pick in the 1950 NBA Draft by the Baltimore Bullets. After graduation he also played in the "World Series of Basketball" which was a nationwide tour that pitted the College All-Americans against the Harlem Globetrotters. Don was the leading scorer on that tour with other notable including top 50 all time NBA players Paul Arizin and Bob Cousy. Don was also an avid bridge player and achieved the rank of Life Master along with his wife, Joyce.

Personal details

Date of birth
January 7th, 1927
Place of birth
Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Nationality
United States of America
Date of death
October 16th, 1980 at age of 53
Place of death
Wisconsin Rapids
Places lived
Chicago , Illinois
pop. 2,718,782 (2013)

Education

1. Amundsen High School High school

Roald Amundsen High School, is a public high school located at the corner of Damen and Foster Avenue in Chicago, Illinois in the United States. It is a part of Chicago Public Schools and has approximately 1,600 students, though its building was designed to house 1,300. It is a neighborhood high school without selective enrollment. It is notable for being a CPS school with a non-selective International Baccalaureate program.

Type High school
Institution colors
Founded
1929
Headquarters
5110 North Damen Avenue, 60625 - Chicago, Illinois
Official web page www.amundsenhs.org
Wikipedia article

2. University of Wisconsin-Madison Colleges/University

The University of Wisconsin–Madison (Also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, or regionally as UW–Madison, or Madison) is a public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Founded when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, UW–Madison is the official state university of Wisconsin, and the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. It was the first university established in Wisconsin and remains the oldest and largest university in the state. It became a land-grant institution in 1866. The 933-acre (378 ha) main campus includes four National Historic Landmarks.

Institution info

Type Flagship university
Endowment
2012. 1.87 bil. $
2009. 1.6 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1848
Headquarters
500 Lincoln Dr, 53706 - Madison, Wisconsin
Undergraduates
2012. 29,118
2010. 30,170
2009. 29,922
Postgraduates
2012. 9,183
2010. 12,010
2009. 11,756
Acceptance rate
2012. 54.6 %
2011. 50.5 %
2010. 66.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 10.4 K $
2011. 9.67 K $
2010. 8.98 K $
2009. 8.31 K $
2008. 7.56 K $
Official web page www.wisc.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Wisconsin-Madison connected by profession and/or age

b. 1928., Astronaut
b. 1923., Physicist
b. 1930., Writer
b. 1923., American Football Player
b. 1926., Award Winner
b. 1931., TV Writer
b. 1928., Military Person
b. 1930., Diplomat

Basketball statistics 2

Seasson Team G AST Avg. AST Avg. BLK Avg. PF Avg. PTS Avg. REB Avg. STL Avg. TO BLK DREB FG % FGA FGM FT % FTA FTM OREB PF PTS REB STL 3FGA 3FGM TO 3P %
1950–51 NBA season Baltimore Bullets 59 68 1.2 2.5 7.3 4.3 0.385 426 164 0.741 139 103 146 431 251
1951–52 NBA season Milwaukee Hawks 39 50 1.3 2.6 6.7 6.2 0.347 285 99 0.788 80 63 102 261 243

Abbrevations

G Games, AST Assists, BLK Blocks, DREB Defensive Rebounds, FG % Field Goal Percentage, FGA Field Goal Attempts, FGM Field goals made, FT % Free throws percentage, FTA Free throws attempted , FTM Free throws made, OREB Offensive Rebounds, PF Personal Fouls, PTS Points, REB Rebounds, STL Steals, 3FGA three-point field goals attempted, 3FGM three-point field goals made, TO turnovers, 3P % 3-Point Field Goal Percentage

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