Samuel Pellom
Samuel Pellom
Year Inducted: 1983
Sport: Men's Basketball

1958-61 (EdB '61, EdM '66)

  • Captain and leading scorer of the 1960-61 Bulls basketball team that went 18-5, including wins over Villanova and Syracuse.
  • At 6'2", an undersized center who averaged 14 points and 11 rebounds a game as a senior.
  • Finished his career tops in all-time rebounding average and 10th in career scoring.
  • His 31 points in Memorial Auditorium was an "Aud" school record that stood for 15 years.
  • Named to the NCAA Mideast Regional all-tournament team in 1961.