|Born||October 7, 1901
|Died||May 17, 1997 (aged 95)
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||170 lb (77 kg)|
|High school||Lawrence (Lawrence, Kansas)|
|Position||Forward / Center|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ackerman, a 6'3 forward/center from Lawrence, Kansas, played for coach Phog Allen at Kansas from 1922 to 1925. At the University of Kansas, he was a starter on the 1922–23 Jayhawk team that was retroactively named national champions by the Helms Athletic Foundation and was named an All-American by that same organization for both 1924 and 1925.
- Both the 1910 and 1920 US Census records indicate his place of birth was Oklahoma; residence in 1910 was Boone County, Missouri and residence in 1920 was Lawrence, Kansas.
- Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2011.
- 2007-08 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball yearbook, pg. 138
- Grundman, Adolph (January 2004). "The Golden Age Of Amateur Basketball: The AAU Tournament, 1921–1968". University of Nebraska Press.
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