Charles Henke
Charles Henke

Men's Basketball, 1959-61

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Charles Henke
Charles Henke
One of the first great "big men" in Mizzou's proud basketball tradition who was a dominant scorer and rebounder in his day ... Was an All-American as a senior in 1961, and also claimed All-Big Eight honors in both 1960 and 1961 for his play ... Scored 1,338 points in his career, which stood as the MU record until 1973, and he still ranks 16th on the MU career scoring chart despite some 45-plus years having passed since he last played ... Gathered 725 career rebounds, and ranks 5th on MU's career rebounding average list, with a solid 9.8 rebounds per game ... Led Mizzou in scoring, rebounding and field goal percentage in both 1960 and 1961 ... Was voted a team co-captain during his senior season of 1961 ... Later was selected in the 4th round of the 1961 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers ... Last name is pronounced "HAIN-k."
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