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Milo Komenich

Milo Komenich
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born June 22, 1920
Died May 25, 1977(1977-05-25) (aged 56)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
High school Lew Wallace (Gary, Indiana)
College Wyoming (1941–1943, 1945–1946)
Pro career 1946–1950
Career history
1946–1947 Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons
1947–1948 Anderson Duffey Packers
1948 Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons
1948–1949 Anderson Duffey Packers
1949–1950 Anderson Packers

Milo Komenich (June 22, 1920—May 25, 1977) was an American collegiate and professional basketball player.

Collegiate career

Komenich, a 6'7 center, played collegiately at the University of Wyoming after a standout high school career at Lew Wallace High School in Gary, Indiana. He played for the Cowboys from 1941–1943 and for the 1945-46 season. Alongside guard Ken Sailors, Komenich led the Cowboys to the 1943 National Championship.

Komenich was named an All-American in 1943 and 1946. He was elected to the University of Wyoming athletics Hall of Fame in 2006 and is also a member of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

Professional career

During the 1949-50 season, Milo Komenich played in 64 games for the Anderson Packers, averaging 9.9 points per game. Komenich also played for the Fort Wayne Pistons of the National Basketball League and the Dow Chemical and 20th Century Fox teams of the AAU.

References

  • NBA statistics
  • Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame page
  • Wyoming Athletics Hall of Fame page
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