James Ashmore (born May 14, 1935) is an American retired basketball player.
|Born||May 14, 1935|
|Listed height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Listed weight||165 lb (75 kg)|
|High school||Forest (Forest, Mississippi)|
|College||Mississippi State (1954–1957)|
|NBA draft||1957 / Round: 4 / Pick: 32nd overall|
|Selected by the Boston Celtics|
|Career highlights and awards|
Playing career CareerEdit
Ashmore attended Mississippi State University (MSU) from 1954 to 1957 after growing up in New Market, Missouri. He played on the MSU basketball team and was notable for being Mississippi's first college basketball player to score more than 1,000 career points, scoring a total of 1,918 points. In 1957, Ashmore scored 45 points in a single game. He made 76.6% of his free throws in his 1956-57 season.
- "Jim Ashmore". MISSISSIPPI HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM. Retrieved February 15, 2013.
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