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Hank Gathers

Basketball Player
Male
Born Feb 11, 1967

Eric "Hank" Gathers was an American college basketball star at Loyola Marymount University who collapsed and died during a game. He was the second player in NCAA Division I history to lead the nation in scoring and rebounding in the same season. He originally played at the University of Southern California, but transferred with teammate Bo Kimble to LMU after his freshman year. Gathers was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was listed as 6'7" in height.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1967 Birth Born on February 11, 1967.

TEENAGE

1985 18 Years Old Gathers played prep ball with Kimble at Dobbins Technical High School in Philadelphia with the pair leading the team to the Public League City championship in 1985. … Read More

TWENTIES

…  In the 1988–89 season, Gathers became the second player in NCAA Division I history to lead the nation in scoring and rebounding in the same season, averaging 32.7 points and 13.7 rebounds per game. … Read More
1989 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Four of the five occurred during Gathers' career, including a record 331 in the 181–150 win over United States International University on January 31, 1989. … Read More
His play recovered in a nationally-televised game against LSU on February 3, 1990, when he scored 48 points along with 13 rebounds while being guarded by future NBA first-round draft picks Stanley Roberts and Shaquille O'Neal in a 148–141 overtime loss. … Read More
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