Ben Scharnus

Benedict Michael Scharnus (December 11, 1917 - March 19, 1982) was a professional basketball player. He played for the Cleveland Rebels and the Providence Steamrollers of the Basketball Association of America (now known as the National Basketball Association).[1]

Ben Scharnus
Personal information
Born(1917-12-11)December 11, 1917
Newark, New Jersey
DiedMarch 19, 1982(1982-03-19) (aged 64)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight173 lb (78 kg)
Career information
CollegeSeton Hall
Playing career1943–1949
PositionForward
Number8, 15
Career history
1943–1944Brooklyn Indians
1944Wilmington Blue Bombers
1944–1945Baltimore Bullets
1945–1946New York Gothams
1946–1947Cleveland Rebels
1947–1948Brooklyn Gothams
1948Providence Steamrollers
1948–1949Cohoes Mastadons
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

College careerEdit

Ben played college basketball at Seton Hall University[2]

Professional careerEdit

Ben played in 51 games for the Cleveland Rebels in the 1946–47 BAA season and one game for the Providence Steamrollers 1948–49 BAA season.[3][4] In 1947, Ben was drafted by the Boston Celtics in a dispersal draft.[5]

BAA career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played  FG%  Field-goal percentage
 FT%  Free-throw percentage  APG  Assists per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1946–47 Cleveland 51 .200 .627 .4 2.0
1948–49 Providence 1 .000 .000 .0 .0
Career 52 .199 .617 .4 2.0

PlayoffsEdit

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1947 Cleveland 3 .286 .556 .7 5.7
Career 3 .286 .556 .7 5.7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ben Scharnus Past Stats, Playoff Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards". Databasebasketball.com. March 19, 1982. Archived from the original on June 7, 2012. Retrieved December 29, 2011.
  2. ^ "Seton Hall University team". Seton Hall Pirates. Archived from the original on November 30, 2011. Retrieved December 29, 2011.
  3. ^ "1946-47 Cleveland Rebels Roster and Stats". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2011.
  4. ^ "1948-49 Providence Steam Rollers Roster and Stats". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2011.
  5. ^ "Ben Scharnus NBA Stats". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2011.

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