Alvan Adams (1995)

Induction Sponsored by
The Oklahoman, KFOR TV, Liberty National Bank, S.W. Medical Center

The basketball records set by Oklahoma City’s Alvan Adams at the University of Oklahoma include most points in a game (43), the most rebounds in a game (28), the highest single season scoring average of 26.5 and the highest single rebounding average of 13.3.  Before by-passing his senior year for the NBA draft, Adams set additional Sooner records of 1,707 points and 938 rebounds. In his pro-career, he averaged 14.1 points and seven rebounds per game and a .788 percentage from the free throw line in 988 games. He was named NBA “Rookie of the Year” in 1976, and in thirteen pro seasons with the Phoenix Suns, scored a total of 13,910 points.  His number 33 is one of only three to be retired at OU.