1982 NAU Athletics Hall of Fame Class
Men's Basketball Team (1946-47)
Coached by Frank Brickley, the 1946-1947 Lumberjacks finished third in the National Association of intercollegiate Basketball Tournament. Two members of the team- Wayne See and Gene O'Dell-were the first collegiate players from Arizona to play in the National Basketball Association. Posting a 19-7 record, the team also included: Larry Baroldy, Shrol Buck, Vince Cisterna, Donald Diers, Ben Frealy, Jack McClain, Ralon Marar, Pete "Al" Murphy, Lee Williams, and Dan Yurkovich.