Dave Scholz

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Dave Scholz
Personal information
Born(1948-04-12)April 12, 1948
DiedDecember 5, 2015(2015-12-05) (aged 67)
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolStephen Decatur (Decatur, Illinois)
CollegeIllinois (1966–1969)
NBA draft1969 / Round: 4 / Pick: 56th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Career history
1969Philadelphia 76ers
1969–1970Hamden Bics
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

David A. Scholz (April 12, 1948 – December 5, 2015) was an American National Basketball Association (NBA) player.[1] While at Stephen Decatur High School, Scholz was an All-State selection and led his team to the Elite Eight of the state tournament his junior and senior seasons. At the University of Illinois, Scholz was a two-time, first-team All-Big-10 selection and an AP All-American third team selection. At the time of graduation, Dave was Illinois' all-time leading scorer.[2] Scholz was taken with the thirteenth pick in the fourth round of the 1969 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. He played in one game for the 76ers, recording two points.[3] Scholz later resided in Nashville, Tennessee.[2]


  1. ^ "Scholz, once Illini's leading scorer, dies at 67". Herald & Review. 12 December 2015. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Happy 62nd, Dave Scholz!". illinihq.com. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Dave Scholz NBA statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 18 July 2012.