George Tuck

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George Tuck
Personal information
Born (1882-04-12)April 12, 1882
Died August 22, 1952(1952-08-22) (aged 70)
San Mateo, California
Nationality American
Career information
High school Central (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
College Minnesota (1902–1906)
Career highlights and awards

George Albert Tuck (April 12, 1882 – August 22, 1952)[1] was a college basketball player for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Tuck, a center, was one of the two first Big Ten Conference basketball players to be named as an All-American, along with Christian Steinmetz, when he made the team in 1905.[2] Minnesota won the first 29 games of Tuck's career and finished with a record of 45–9–1 during his time as a Golden Gopher.[2]

Tuck also played for Minnesota's football team.[3]


  1. ^ "George Tuck, California, Death Record Index 1940–1997". Retrieved August 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b ""M" Club Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Class". University of Minnesota. June 12, 2014. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ Minnesota Alumni Weekly. 9 14. University of Minnesota. November 9, 1914. p. 67.