John F. Sullivan
July 27, 1935|
|Died||September 16, 2010
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|High school||St. Anthony's High School (District of Columbia)|
|NBA Draft||1957 / Undrafted|
|Selected by the Philadelphia Warriors|
|League||American Basketball Association|
John Francis Sullivan (July 27, 1935 – September 16, 2010) was a player on the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers men's basketball team from 1953 to 1957. His average of 25.4 points per game is still the school record. His 2,676 points is still the school record for a career. His 1,070 points in the 1957 season is still the school record for one season. With a 27–5 record in 1957, the Mountaineers earned a berth in the NCAA College Division II Final Four.
He coached the women’s basketball team at Catholic University from 1989 to 1996.
Private life and death
He was married to Patricia Dailey for 49 years; she survived him. They had six children.
On September 16, 2010, he died of septic shock at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
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