Eastern Basketball Association Rosters

Hazleton Bits 1971-72 (EBA)
Coach: Tony Manfredi
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
11 Billy DeAngelis St. Joseph's (PA) G 6' 1' 29 128 123 699 4.4 4.2 24.1
21 Joe Cromer Temple G 6' 5" 5 10 9 67 2.0 1.8 13.4
25 John Shannon Philadelphia Textile   6' 3" 28 180 88 568 6.4 3.1 20.3
30 Frank Corace LaSalle F 6' 6" 3 8 0 21 2.7 0.0 7.0
31 Dick Davidson Temple   6' 5" 28 142 24 454 5.1 0.9 16.2
33 Bob Brooker North Carolina A&T F 6' 4" 14 100 16 233 7.1 1.1 16.6
41 Jim Morgan   C 6' 9" 26 390 31 456 15.0 1.2 17.5
43 Hank Whitney Iowa State F/C 6' 7" 14 156 21 187 11.1 1.5 13.4
  Walt Byrd Temple F 6' 7" 2 7 0 11 3.5 0.0 5.5
  Carmen Chandler       1 2 0 2 2.0 0.0 2.0
  Bob Conners                    
  Dennis Dickens       11 223 9 57 20.3 0.8 5.2
  John Grobelny       1 0 2 5 0.0 2.0 5.0
  John Harrington       1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
  Tom Krenchecki       1 1 0 4 1.0 0.0 4.0
  Wyndall Madkins       3 10 0 14 3.3 0.0 4.7
  Steve Niles Texas A&M C 7' 0" 19 39 1 44 2.1 0.1 2.3
  Jim Reid Winston-Salem F 6' 6" 6 41 6 53 6.8 1.0 8.8
  Jeff Smith New Mexico State C 6' 9" 4 3 0 6 0.8 0.0 1.5
  Pete Smith       5 54 15 59 10.8 3.0 11.8
  Bill Smothers Tennessee State C 6' 9" 6 18 2 45 3.0 0.3 7.5
  Anson Thistlebender       1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
  Jimmy Wilson Cheyney State G 5' 10" 7 20 20 1 2.9 2.9 0.1
  Steve Wlodarczyk       21 114 16 162 5.4 0.8 7.7
Hamburg/Hazleton Bullets 1972-73 (EBA)
Coach: Dave Linkchorst
Bullets were moved from Hamburg to Halzelton the first week of January 1973
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
4 Joe Hazinsky St. Francis of Lorretto   6' 4"              
11,12 Billy DeAngelis St. Joseph's (PA) G 6' 1'             23.8
14 Jim Ware Oklahoma City F  6' 7"              
15 Gene Mumford Scranton   6' 3"              
21 Bob Connor Loyola (MD)   6' 3"              
22 Dick Davidson Temple   6' 5"              
22,23 Ed Czezesny LaSalle                  
23 John Shannon Philadelphia Textile   6' 3"              
5,24 Mike Morrow Bloomsburg State F 6' 5"              
24 Gene Mumford Scranton    6' 3"              
25 Ed Szczesny LaSalle   6' 8"              
30 Dave Pfahler St Joseph's   6' 4"              
31 Jim Reid Winston-Salem F 6' 6"              
21,3x John Collins Brockport   6' 9"              
33 Sonny Dove St. John's F 6' 7"              
24,35 Roger Moore Georgia Southern   6' 9"              
20,40 Jim Morgan Maryland State C 6' 9"   483         23.0
  Bill Baggett                    
  Logan                    
  Mroz                    
  Jay Neary UNC-Wilmington G 6' 3"              
  Williams                    
Hazleton Bullets 1973-74 (EBA)
Coach: Sonny Hill (15-12 Third Place)
Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
3,4 Dave Hamilton West Virginia State    6' 5" 26 159 48 378 6.1 1.8 14.5
5 Levern Tart Bradley G/F 6' 2"              
10,11 Charlie Wallace Oklahoma City   6' 6" 27 198 52 536 7.3 1.9 19.9
14,40 George Sutor LaSalle C 6' 8" 27 145 8 128 5.4 0.3 4.7
21 Paul Hoffman St. Bonaventure   6' 4" 4 9 2 17 2.3 0.5 4.3
24 Tom Bowens Grambling State C/F 6' 8" 20 74 11 7 3.7 0.6 0.4
25,33 Roger Moore Georgia Southern   6' 9" 27 447 20 516 16.6 0.7 19.1
31 John Shannon Philadelphia Textile   6' 3"              
35 Bobby Fields LaSalle G 6' 3" 6 17 3 48 2.8 0.5 8.0
41 Paul McCracken Cal State-Northridge G 6' 5" 24 126 48 282 5.3 2.0 11.8
  Bill Banks       5 9 0 16 1.8 0.0 3.2
  M.L. Carr Guilford G/F 6' 6"              
  Ed Chubb Penn State   6' 8"              
  Mike Davis Virginia Union G 6' 3" 14 37 21 239 2.6 1.5 17.1
  Ron Hogue Georgia   6' 3" 3 7 4 14 2.3 1.3 4.7
  Al Henry Wisconsin C 6' 9"              
  Charlie Kirkland Cheyney State   6' 3"              
  Dave Langston Drake G 6' 1" 25 87 87 182 3.5 3.5 7.3
  John Novey Mount St. Mary's   6' 4" 8 18 4 10 3.5 1.4 15.0
  Sandy Smith Winston-Salem   6' 5" 25 88 34 374 3.5 0.3 4.7
  Dave Whelan Wagner   6' 3"              
Hazleton Bullets 1974-75 (EBA)
Coach: Sonny Hill
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
40 Bill Kilgore                    
42 Jerry Baskerville Temple F 6' 7"              
  John Baum Temple F 6' 5"              
  Tom Bowens Grambling State C/F 6' 8"              
  Walker Banks Western Kentucky C 6' 10"              
  Bob Brooker   F                
  Daniels                    
  Mike Davis Virginia Union G 6' 3"              
  Billy DeAngelis St. Joseph's (PA) G 6' 1"              
  Bobby Fields LaSalle G 6' 3"              
  Roland Grant New Mexico State C 7' 0"               
  Dave Hamilton West Virginia State    6' 5"              
  Jake Jones Assumption College G 6' 3"              
  Kemble                    
  Roger Moore Georgia Southern   6' 9"              
  John Shannon Philadelphia Textile   6' 3"              
  Sandy Smith Winston-Salem   6' 5"              
Hazleton Bullets 1975-76 (EBA)
Coach: Tony Manfredi
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
x2 Bob Brooker   F   20 83 19 143 4,2 1.0 7.2
x5 Dave Hamilton West Virginia State    6' 5"              
32 Jerry Baskerville Temple F 6' 7" 4 26 3 68 6.5 0.8 17.0
42 Dean Tolson Arkansas F 6' 6" 18 182 23 369 10.1 1.3 20.5
  John Baum Temple F 6' 5" 18 157 60 512 8.7 3.3 28.4
  Billy DeAngelis St. Joseph's (PA) G 6' 1" 20 48 111 191 2.4 5.6 9.6
  Roland Grant New Mexico State C 7' 0"  18 132 8 114 7.3 0.4 6.3
  Dave Hamilton West Virginia State    6' 5" 20 147 46 419 7.4 2.3 21.0
  Oscar Jackson       18 40 41 267 2.2 2.3 14.8
  Bill Kilgore       19 220 22 323 11.6 1.2 17.0
  Gary Melchionni Duke G 6' 2"              
  Sam Mumaw                    
  Bob Wymbs Monmouth College                  
Hazleton/Shore Bullets 1976-77 (EBA)
Coach: Tony Manfredi
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
25 Larry Fogle Canisius F 6' 5 4 25 7 36 6.3 1.8 9.0
52 Joe Newman Temple C 6' 10" 10 101 6 132 10.1 0.6 13.2
  Jerry Baskerville Temple F 6' 7"              
  John Baum Temple F 6' 5"              
  Doug Bloxam       8 17 0 29 2.1 0.0 3.6
  Stu Campbell       2 2 0 4 1.0 0.0 2.0
  Horace Brawley Buffalo     2 3 1 18 1.5 0.5 9.0
  Al Clocker King's College                  
  Pete Davis Michigan State G 6' 2" 6 11 13 54 1.8 2.2 9.0
  Billy DeAngelis St. Joseph's (PA) G 6' 1" 4 12 9 32 3.0 2.3 8.0
  Frank Gantz       2 2 1 6 1.0 0.5 3.0
  George Green       2 4 0 2 2.0 0.0 1.0
  Eric Grey     6' 6" 6 30 3 101 5.0 0.5 16.8
  Dave Hamilton West Virginia State    6' 5" 3 17 4 33 5.7 1.3 11.0
  Rick Hecknos Bowie State F 6' 6"              
  Marion Hilliard Memphis State C 6' 10" 7 71 4 127 10.1 0.6 18.1
  Mo Howard       1 0 1 12 0.0 1.0 12.0
  Charlie Johnson Lincoln (MO) C 6' 9" 4 29 0 44 7.3 0.0 11.0
  Jake Jones Assumption College     2 9 0 22 4.5 0.0 11.0
  Willie Joplin       2 1 7 9 0.5 3.5 4.5
  Tom Jordan West Texas State F 6' 6" 6 9 1 42 1.5 0.2 7.0
  Charlie Kirkland Cheyney State   6' 3"              
  Mike Kobalchik       1 4 0 4 4.0 0.0 4.0
  Billy Kunze     6' 6" 16 67 15 189 4.2 0.9 11.8
  Jerry Lattimore Brookdale College     7 35 33 151 5.0 4.7 21.6
  Fred McRae St. John's     5 34 6 89 6.8 1.2 17.8
  Mike Meadows       5 24 2 45 4.8 04 9.0
  Gene Moore Saint Louis C 6' 9" 3 38 1 34 12.7 0.3 11.3
  John Morley     6' 6" 10 94 14 121 9.4 1.4 12.1
  Nate Palmer       4 7 8 20 1.8 2.0 5.0
  John Richardson       9 38 31 172 4.2 3.4 19.1
  Ed Searcy St. John's F 6' 7" 4 37 2 74 9.3 0.5 18.5
  John Shannon       5 13 3 38 3.3 0.6 9.5
  Bob Verga Duke G 6' 1" 6 33 22 126 5.5 3.7 21.0
  Kevin Washington Temple G 6' 1" 10 26 21 118 2.6 2.1 11.8
  Dave Whalan   G 6' 3" 11 6 10 8 0.5 1.3 0.7
  Henry Williams Jacksonville F/G 6' 3"              
  Bob Wymbs       3 26 4 39 8.7 1.3 13.0
Shore Bullets 1977-78 (EBA)
Coach: Bob Dziadosz, Greg Kapalko (21-10)
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
13 Jack Hill     6' 6"              
20,22 Ron Smith Baltimore F 6' 6"              
33 Fly Williams Austin Peay F 6' 5"              
  Tom  Barker Hawaii C 6' 11"              
Jim Bostic New Mexico State F 6' 7"              
  Bill Kunze   F                
  Pete LaCorte Seton Hall G 6' 6"              
  Jerry Lattimore Brookdale College                  
  Jim McCloud   G                
  Jim Morgan Maryland State C 6' 9"              
  Joe Newman   C 6' 10" - - - - - - -
  Bill Paterno Notre Dame 6' 6"              
  Ed Searcy St. John's F 6' 7"              
  Chuck Simon Rider College   6' 9"              
  Bill Terry Monmouth College G 6' 2"              
Jersey Shore Bullets 1978-79 (CBA)
Coach: Art Stock
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
22 Kevin Cluess St. John's G  6' 4"              
33 Fly Williams Austin Peay F 6' 5"              
35,55 Jim Bostic New Mexico State F 6' 7"              
  Galen Baker   G                
  Tom Barker (NBA) Hawaii C 6' 11"              
  Darryl Brown Fordham   6' 8"              
  Kevin Cluess St. John's G 6' 4"              
  Warren Davis North Carolina A&T F/C 6' 6"              
  Bob Carrington (NBA) Boston College   6' 7"              
  Jack Hill     6' 6"              
  Pete LaCorte Seton Hall G 6' 6"              
  Jim Morgan Maryland State C 6' 9"              
  Bill Paterno Notre Dame 6' 6"              
  Sean Powell St. Augustine G 5' 7"              
  Ed Searcy St. John's F 6' 7"              
  Phil Sellers (NBA) Rutgers G 6' 5"              
  Beaver Smith St. John's F 6' 6"              
  Willie Smith Missouri G 6' 2"              
  Mel Utley St. John's   6' 3"