John Beasley Basketball Center

John Michael Beasley (born February 5, 1944 in Texarkana, Texas) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'9" forward/center from Texas A&M University, Beasley was selected in the fifth round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Baltimore Bullets. Beasley never played in the NBA, however, spending his entire career with the rival American Basketball Association. Beasley played seven seasons (1967–1974) in the ABA as a member of the Dallas Chaparrals and Utah Stars, making ABA All-Star Game appearances in 1968, 1969, and 1970. He was named Most Valuable Player of the 1969 game, following his 19 point and 14 rebound performance for the West squad. Beasley scored 6,909 total points and grabbed 4,257 total rebounds in his career.

Personal details

Date of birth
February 5th, 1944
United States of America
Places lived
Texarkana , Texas
pop. 37,442 (2013)
Texarkana , Arkansas
pop. 30,016 (2013)


1. Texas A&M University Colleges/University

Texas A&M University (often referred to as A&M or TAMU) is a coeducational public research university located in College Station, Texas, United States. It is the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System. The sixth-largest university in the United States, A&M's enrollment for Fall 2011 was over 50,000 for the first time in school history. Texas A&M's designation as a land, sea, and space grant institution reflects a broad range of research with ongoing projects funded by agencies such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research. The school ranks in the top 20 American research institutes in terms of funding and has made notable contributions to such fields as animal cloning and petroleum engineering.

Institution info

Type University
2012. 7.03 bil. $
2010. 351 mil. $
Institution colors
Rudder Tower, 401 Joe Routt Blvd., 77843 - College Station, Texas
2013. 44,570
2011. 39,867
2010. 39,148
2009. 38,958
2006. 36,580
2013. 5,692
2011. 5,530
2010. 9,981
2006. 4,839
Acceptance rate
2013. 69.0 %
2012. 67.1 %
2011. 63.5 %
2010. 63.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 8.51 K $
2012. 8.51 K $
2011. 8.42 K $
2010. 8.39 K $
2009. 8.18 K $

Institution social analysis

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

People attended Texas A&M University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1988., Basketball Center
b. 1980., Basketball Center
b. 1987., Basketball Center
b. 1986., Basketball Center
b. 1984., Basketball Center
b. 1945., Military Person
b. 1940., Military Person
b. 1947., Politician

Sport awards

Year Award Other winners
1968 NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award
awarded 1967
awarded 1967
awarded 1969
awarded 1969


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