Jesse Renick

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Jesse "Cab" Renick
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Renick with the Phillips 66ers.
Personal information
Born (1917-09-29)September 29, 1917
Hickory, Oklahoma
Died November 25, 1999(1999-11-25) (aged 82)
Ada, Oklahoma
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Marietta (Marietta, Oklahoma)
College
Position Guard
Number 20
Career highlights and awards

Jesse Bernard "Cab" Renick (September 29, 1917 – November 25, 1999) was an American basketball player who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics. Renick was A 6'2" Guard for Marietta High School in Marietta, Oklahoma. He went on to star at Oklahoma A&M University (now Oklahoma State). He was All-Missouri Valley Conference 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 fellow Oklahoma A&M great Bob Kurland. He led the Cowboys to 45-11 record in his two seasons.

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

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