Hubert Ausbie  (2001)

Induction Sponsored by
Harlem Globetrotters

Hubert “Geese” Ausbie was known as "The Clown Prince of Basketball" as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters. Born and raised in Crescent, Oklahoma, Ausbie attended Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas from 1956-60. He averaged thirty points per game during his college career. After completing his eligibility, Ausbie opted to try out for the Harlem Globetrotters. He spent the next 24 years charming crowds with his dribbling and scoring skills. During that time, he traveled to over 100 countries on six continents and performed in front of millions fans.