Johnny Moates

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Johnny Moates
Personal information
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Career information
High school Benedictine (Richmond, Virginia)
College Richmond (1964–1967)
NBA draft 1967 / Round: 13 / Pick: 138th overall
Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
Position Point guard
Career highlights and awards
  • SoCon Player of the Year (1967)
  • All-SoCon Tournament Team (1967)
  • 2× First Team All-Conference (1966–67)
  • 2× First Team All-State (1966–67)
  • Univ. of Richmond Hall of Fame (2011)

Johnny Moates is an American former basketball player best known for his collegiate career at the University of Richmond between 1964–65 and 1966–67. A native of Richmond, Virginia, the 6'1" point guard played for the Spiders for three seasons, the last two of which he was a First Team All-Southern Conference selection. In his senior season of 1966–67, Moates averaged 25.0 points per game to lead the conference in scoring and was subsequently named the Southern Conference Player of the Year.

In the 1967 NBA Draft, the Cincinnati Royals selected him in the third round (138th overall) but he never played in a game in the league.

Moates became a businessman in his later life and now runs his own company in Richmond.


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