Nick Revon


Born: June 16, 1929

Died: June 30, 2008

Hometown: New Orleans, LA

Year of Induction: 1985

 

College Career

Hinds Junior College (1947-1949)

• All-State Junior College (’48, ‘49)

• All-Regional Junior College (’49)

• Twice named MVP, National Tournament (’48, ‘49)

Southern Mississippi (1950-1954)

• Little All- American (’53, ‘54)

• Most Valuable Player, Senior Bowl Tournament (’54)

• Most Valuable Player, Sun Bowl Tournament (’52)

• Career: 2135 points in 122 games

• First round draft choice of Minnesota Lakers (’54)

 

Pro Career

Catskill Mountain League

• Most Valuable Player (’54)

National Industrial Basketball League (’55-’61)

• All-NIBL Team at Houston and Wichita (’55-’61)

 

Coaching Career

• High School record of 449-189 (1967-1985) at St. Aloysius, John Quincy Adams and East Jefferson (LA) High Schools

• McDonald’s All-American Coach of the Year (’78)

• Louisiana coach of the Year 5 times

 

Did You Know?

While Nick Revon was winning All-State and All-Regional honors for Hinds Junior College, he was actually in the 11th and 12th grades.