Ariel Maughan

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Ariel Maughan
ArielStLouis.jpeg
Ace Maughan, St. Louis Bombers
Personal information
Born (1923-04-26)April 26, 1923
Salt Lake City, Utah
Died August 4, 1997(1997-08-04) (aged 74)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school South Cache (Hyrum, Utah)
College Utah State
Playing career 1946–1951
Position Forward
Number 99, 15, 11, 12
Career history
1946–1947 Detroit Falcons
1947 Providence Steam Rollers
1947–1950 St. Louis Bombers
1950–1951 Washington Capitols

Ariel Leishman Maughan (April 26, 1923 – August 4, 1997) was an American professional basketball player. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Maughan attended Utah State University and started his professional career in the Basketball Association of America in 1946, his career lasted five seasons and he played for four teams. Most of his points came from under the basket, although he received the nickname "Ace" for his shooting ability. He was also well known for being able to leap high enough to drop in the basketball with his hands above the rim. Maughan ended his career with 2,046 points in 259 games (7.9 ppg). Ariel Maughan died on August 4, 1997 at the age of 74.

Ariel Maughan's great great grandfather was Peter Maughan.

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