1971-72 Carolina Cougars Roster

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 35-49
Finishing 5th in the ABA's Eastern Division
Coach: Tom Meschery (35-49)
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; Greensboro, North Carolina
1971-72 Carolina Cougars Statistics
1971-72 Carolina Cougars Results

The Carolina Cougars of the American Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 35 wins and 49 losses, finishing fifth in the ABA's Eastern Division.

Carolina racked up 9,646 points and surrendered 9,923. Jim McDaniels tossed in a team-best 1,552 points for the Cougars, while Larry Miller scored 18 or more per game, too. Jim McDaniels contributed 814 boards. George Lehmann dished out 295 assists for the squad.

Tom Meschery coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Joe CaldwellF-GNovember 1, 19416'5"195Arizona StateTexas City, TX USA
Frank CardFDecember 28, 19446'7"195South Carolina StatePhiladelphia, PA USA
George CarterF-GJanuary 10, 19446'4"210St. BonaventureBuffalo, NY USA
Warren DavisF-CJune 30, 19436'6"212North Carolina A&TAtlantic City, NJ USA
Randy DentonC-FFebruary 18, 19496'10"240DukeRaleigh, NC USA
Ron DorseyFOctober 10, 19486'4"200Tennessee State
Wayne HightowerF-CJanuary 14, 19406'8"192KansasPhiladelphia, PA USA
Stew JohnsonF-CAugust 19, 19446'8"215Murray StateClairton, PA USA
Wendell LadnerFOctober 6, 19486'5"220Southern MississippiNecaise Crossing, MS USA
George LehmannGMay 1, 19426'0"180Campbell JCRiverside, NJ USA
Gene LittlesGJune 29, 19436'0"160High PointWashington, DC USA
Ed ManningFJanuary 2, 19436'7"210Jackson StateSummit, MS USA
Ted McClainGAugust 30, 19466'1"180Tennessee StateNashville, TN USA
Jim McDanielsC-FApril 2, 19486'11"228Western KentuckyScottsville, KY USA
Larry MillerG-FApril 4, 19466'4"190North CarolinaAllentown, PA USA
Tom OwensC-FJune 28, 19496'10"215South CarolinaBronx, NY USA
George StoneFFebruary 9, 19466'7"195MarshallMurray, KY USA
Bob VergaGSeptember 7, 19456'0"180DukeNeptune, NJ USA
Bobby WarrenGJuly 17, 19466'5"190VanderbiltMurray, KY USA