Jesse Renick

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Olympic medal record
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Gold 1948 London Team competition

Jesse Bernard "Cab" Renick (September 29, 1917 – November 25, 1999) was an American basketball player who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics. Jesse "Cab" Renick was A 6'2" Guard/Forward for Marietta High School in Marietta Oklahoma. He went on to star at Oklahoma A&M (Oklahoma State) He was All-Missouri Valley in 1939 and 1940 as well as an All-American in 1939 and 1940.

OSU's first two-time All-American selection, he played on the United States Gold Metal Olympic Team alongside another Oklahoma A&M great Bob Kurland. He led the Cowboy's of OSU to 45-11 record in his two seasons.

Jesse Renick was also the second Native American, after Jim Thorpe, to win an Olympic Gold Medal.

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