Hougland with the Phillips 66ers.
June 20, 1930|
March 6, 2017 (aged 86)|
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Beloit (Beloit, Kansas)|
|NBA draft||1952 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
William Marion "Bill" Hougland (June 20, 1930 – March 6, 2017) was an American basketball player who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics and in the 1956 Summer Olympics. He was also a member of the Kansas Jayhawks' 1952 NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship team.
He was a member of the 1952 American basketball team, which won the gold medal. He played all eight matches. First Round Draft Pick in 1952 by the Minnesota Lakers
Four years later he won his second gold medal as part of the 1956 American team.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Bill Hougland Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
- "Bill Hougland, national and Olympic basketball champion from KU, dies at 86". University of Kansas. March 6, 2017. Retrieved March 6, 2017.
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