Bill "Fig"Newton


Bill "Fig"Newton

High School: Rockville 1968


Inducted 2013

Averaged over 23 points and a state-best 22 rebounds per game as a senior, leading Rockville to a 19-3 record in 1967-68… 1,339 career points and 802 career rebounds at Louisiana State University, graduating as the school’s 4th all-time leading rebounder, where he played with Pete Maravich and for coach Press Maravich… scored career-high 37 points vs. Georgetown his senior season, setting school record with 18 made field goals… was a member of LSU’s 1970 NIT Final Four team, a two-time all-SEC selection, captain and team MVP his senior year… participated in 1972 U.S. Olympic trials and selected as an alternate… named to LSU’s 1970s All-Decade Team… played for the Indiana Pacers from 1972-74, member of the 1973 ABA champions.

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