Jim Ashmore

College Career

Mississippi State University (1954-1957)

• Made 76.6% of his free throws in the ‘55-’56 season

• Converse and Helms Foundation All-American (’56-’57)

• Scored 1,918 points during his four-year career

• Broke Bob Pettit’s record by scoring 708 points in 25 games, an SEC season record (’57)

• Scored 45 points in a single game (’57)


Did You Know?

Jim Ashmore was State’s first basketball player to break 1,000 career points.

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