Class of 1950
After over 150 college offers he selected New Mexico State University, where he majored in Business Administration. He graduated with his degree and as a basketball player was selected to New Mexico State Universityâ€™s Hall of Fame. While there he was twice selected to the All â€“ Missouri Valley Conference team, the Coaches All - American team, and led his team to an N.C.A.A. Division 1 playoff berth.
Upon graduation he was drafted to the Kansas City Kings of the National Basketball Association, and also played with the Detroit Pistons of the same league. Jim also played in the Continental Basketball league, Eastern Basketball League, and the United States Basketball League and received All-Star status in each of those leagues. Currently he is Coordinator for Westchester Community Opportunity, Inc. in New Rochelle. He also is head Basketball Coach at New Rochelle High School. There he has led his team to three straight conference championship, a berth to the New York State Capital Region Tournament, while compiling a four year record of 76-16.
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