Gene Berce

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Gene Berce
Gene Berce.jpg
Berce from the 1947 "Hilltop"
Personal information
Born(1926-11-22)November 22, 1926
DiedNovember 17, 2018(2018-11-17) (aged 91)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High schoolMarquette University HS
(Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
College
NBA draft1948 / Round: — / Pick: —
Selected by the New York Knicks
Playing career1948–1951
PositionGuard / Small forward
Career history
1948–1949Oshkosh All-Stars
1949–1950Tri-Cities Blackhawks
1950–1951Saint Paul Lights
1951Kansas City Hi-Spots
Career NBA statistics
Points10
Games played3
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Eugene Daniel Berce (November 22, 1926 – November 17, 2018)[1] was an American basketball player. He played collegiately for the Cornell Big Red and what are now the Marquette Golden Eagles.

He was selected by the New York Knicks in the 1948 BAA draft. He played for the Tri-Cities Blackhawks (1949–50) in the NBA for 3 games. He was the first Marquette player to score 1,000 career points, and is in the Marquette Hall of Fame.

Berce died on November 17, 2018 at age 91.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Steele, Ben (November 23, 2018). "Ex-Marquette basketball great Gene Berce has died at age 91". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved November 24, 2018.

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