1950-51 Waterloo Hawks Roster

National Professional Basketball League (NPBL)
Team Record: 32-24
Finishing 1st in the NPBL's West Division
Coach: Jack Smiley (32-24)
Location: Waterloo, Iowa
1950-51 Waterloo Hawks Statistics
1950-51 Waterloo Hawks Results

The Waterloo Hawks of the National Professional Basketball League ended the 1950-51 season with a record of 32 wins and 24 losses, finishing first in the NPBL's West Division.

Waterloo topped the circuit with 4,909 points. The club allowed 4,620 points, most in the league. Don Boven tossed in a team-leading 781 points for the Hawks.

Jack Smiley coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Don BovenF-G-CMarch 6, 19256'4"210Western MichiganKalamazoo, MI USA
Buddy CateFMay 23, 19266'5"195Western KentuckyRinggold, GA
Ed DahlerFJanuary 31, 19266'5"190DuquesneRosemond, IL
Harold HaskinsFOctober 29, 19246'3"185HamlinePage, ND USA
Leo KubiakGDecember 25, 19275'11"160Bowling Green, OH
Elmore MorgenthalerCAugust 3, 19226'9"230New Mexico Mines(ht) Amarillo, TX USA
Joe NelsonF-GMarch 16, 19276'3"180Brigham YoungRichfield, UT USA
Ralph O'BrienGApril 8, 19285'9"160ButlerHenshaw, KY USA
Mac OttenF-CDecember 16, 19256'7"220Bowling GreenBellefontaine, OH USA
Claude OvertonGDecember 16, 19276'2"195East Central Oklahoma(ht) McAlester, OK USA
Johnny PayakG-FNovember 20, 19266'4"174Bowling GreenRossford, OH USA
Wayne SeeGNovember 3, 19236'3"190Northern ArizonaClemenceau, AZ USA
Chuck ShareCMarch 14, 19276'11"235Bowling Green
Jack SmileyF-GDecember 22, 19226'3"190IllinoisSandwich, IL
Robert VollersF-GMay 15, 19286'3"180Iowa
Stanley WeberCJuly 28, 19256'6"215Bowling GreenPettisville, OH USA
Murray WierGDecember 12, 19265'9"155IowaGrand View, IA USA