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Murray Wier

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Murray Wier      Iowa Wikipedia 

Murray Wier attended Muscatine High School and lived in Muscatine, Iowa. He attended Grandview High School from his freshman through junior years before moving to Muscatine. He led Muscatine High School to a district championship with a 50–37 win over their archrival, Davenport High School, and was named a first team all-state selection by the Des Moines Register and Iowa Daily Press Association.

At Iowa, he was named a consensus first team All-American in the 1947-48, and was also the inaugural NCAA Major College scoring leader at 21.0 points per game.

Professionally, Wier was drafted 48th overall in the 1948 Basketball Association of America Draft by the Fort Wayne Pistons. Although he was drafted by the Pistons, he did not play for them, instead he began his career in 1948 with the Tri-Cities Blackhawks, who originally played in the National Basketball League (NBL). After three years with the Blackhawks, Wier then played joined the Waterloo Hawks of the National Professional Basketball League. When the league folded, his basketball career as a player ended.

Wier became an assistant coach at Waterloo East High School for the boys' basketball team, and was the head coach for 24 years, compiling an overall record of 374 wins versus 140 losses, including winning the state championship in 1974. He was named the Iowa State Coach of the Year. He also served as the high school's athletic director for 34 years.

Born 12/12/1926 and died on 4/6/2016 at the age of 89.

All Conference: 1st Team (1948) Player of the Year: Big Ten MVP (1948) All American: Consensus 1st team (1948) U of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame Drafted Round 5 by Fort Wayne Pistons in 1948 


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