1951 UP All-Americans Bennie Purcell, Honorable Mention
hi? l ..a Bill Spivey All-American Center Spivcy Heads U. P.'s Team New York. March 7 (U.R The United Press today announced its 1950-51 All-America basketball team, made up of Bill Spivey of Kentucky at center. Sam Ranzino of North Carolina State and Bill Mlkvy of Temple at forwards, and Gene Melchiorre of Bradley and Clyde Lovellette of Kansas at guards. A poll of the nation's leading spertswriters and radio broadcasters made the unusual "mutt and jeff" combination of 7-foot Spivey and 5-foot, 8 -inch Melchiorre the outstanding choices on the team. U. 1. Teams To Player and School. Class Ht. Wt.Ape r Hill Mlkvy. Temple Jr. -4 190 20 r Kanjino. N.C. State . Sr. 6-1 190 22 C Bill Spivey, Ky. Jr. 7-0 215 22 C; Melchiorre. Bradley .Sr. 5-8'j 17S 2.1 ti Clyde Lovellette, Kan. Jr. 6-9 330 20 SECOND TEAM Bill Garrett. Ind. Dick: Groat. Duke. Pos. THIRD TEAM F... E. Barrett. Kan. St. D. Sunderlage. III. Z.7.awoluk. St. J. . C. M. Hutrhins. Hrie V ti McArt'r. Ok. A M. G. Frank Bamaev. Kv. John Arary. Col G. Meyer Skoog, Minn. Southeastern Conference. Indiana and Kentucky players saining honorable mention included: Garrison. Tennessee; Gish. Western: BaKley. Leslie. Notre Dame: Hirsch. Watson. Kentucky; Hargett. Mississippi State; Kardokus. Weiss. Vander-bilt: McNulty. Purdue: Miranda. Indiana; Payton. Tulane; Turcell, Murray; Sakel. Evansville.