Maurice Stokes Player
Inducted in 2006
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee 2004
Stokes averaged 22 points and 24 rebounds a game at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, New York . He was named MVP of the 1955 National Invitational Tournament, the only time that has occurred for a fourth place team. He received All America honors in 1955 and was selected NBA rookie of the Year that same year.
Where They Were
Saint Francis University (Pennsylvania) 1952-1955