July 3, 1902|
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
|Died||January 8, 1997(aged 94)|
|Listed height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|High school||Lawrence (Lawrence, Kansas)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Basketball Hall of Fame as player|
Paul Endacott (July 13, 1902 – January 8, 1997) was a collegiate basketball player in the 1920s. The Lawrence, Kansas native attended University of Kansas from 1919 to 1923. Playing under Hall of Fame coach Phog Allen, Endacott led Kansas to consecutive Helms Foundation national championships in 1922 and 1923. In 1923 he was named Helms Foundation Player of the Year. His No. 12 jersey is retired by the University of Kansas. Following his collegiate career, he spent four years with the AAU Phillips Petroleum Company Team, from 1924 to 1928. He went on to serve as President of Phillips Petroleum in his later years. Endacott was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a player in 1972.