Wallace Jones

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Birthday
14, 1926
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Jul 27, 2014 (88)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
14, 1926
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Jul 27, 2014 (88)

About

Late basketball player nicknamed "Wah Wah" who won two NCAA National Championships at the University of Kentucky. He later went on to play for the NBA's short-lived Indianapolis Olympians organization from 1949 to 1952.

Before Fame

He set a national scoring record at Harlan High School. In addition to basketball, he was also an All-State football and baseball player.

Trivia

He won four consecutive SEC titles at Kentucky and led the team to an astonishing 130-10 record over that span.

Family Life

He has a younger sister named Jackie.

Associated With

Remarkably, he was also an All-American college football player under then-Kentucky head coach Paul Bear Bryant.