Standout basketball player at Saginaw High School from 1949-51 Three-time All-State selection; Named to four All-State teams his senior year Outstanding four-year cage career at Michigan Normal College (now Eastern Michigan) Broke the school’s season scoring record for his freshmen year (325 points) Scored a record 46 points against Illinois Normal his sophomore season, and broke his season scoring record as a sophomore (369 points) Named All-Conference four times and became school’s career scoring leader with 1,197 points Inducted into Eastern Michigan University’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 1978 Played four years for the famed Harlem Satellites Head basketball coach at Ypsilanti Roosevelt High School Nephew of William “Bill” Watson, a member of the inaugural class of the Saginaw County Sports Hall of Fame