Rod Fletcher (basketball)
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||194 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Champaign (Champaign, Illinois)|
|NBA draft||1952 / Round: -- / Pick: --|
|Selected by the Minneapolis Lakers|
|Career highlights and awards|
Rodney Adams "Rod" Fletcher is an American former basketball player for the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign who was named a consensus First Team NCAA All-American as a senior in 1951–52. A 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) guard, Fletcher led the Fighting Illini to two straight Big Ten Conference championships as well as two consecutive NCAA Tournament Final Four appearances in 1951 and 1952 alongside teammate John "Red" Kerr. He was a two-time All-Big Ten selection in his three varsity seasons, and at the end of his collegiate career Fletcher was selected by the Minneapolis Lakers in the 1952 NBA draft, although he never played professionally.
- 1950–51 Illinois Fighting Illini men's basketball team
- 1951–52 Illinois Fighting Illini men's basketball team
- "NCAA College Basketball AP All-America Teams". basketball-reference.com. 2010. Retrieved October 12, 2010.
- "Phillip, Kerr and Fletcher Next on List of Honored Jerseys". University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. September 9, 2008. Retrieved October 12, 2010.
- "All-Time Rosters". Illinois Basketball History. University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. 2010. Retrieved October 12, 2010.
- "Boys' Basketball All-State Selections". Illinois High School Association. 2010. Retrieved October 12, 2010.
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