TCU MEN'S BASKETBALL 650-REBOUND CLUB



1. REGGIE SMITH - 966 Rebounds - 1988-92 - San Jose, Calif. (Leland HS)

- Selected as a first team All-Southwest Conference award winner as a junior and senior (1991, 1992)
- Owned four career records in rebounds, blocked shots, consecutive starts and career starts upon graduation
- Garnered 21 double-doubles during his senior campaign and a total of 38 over his four-year career
- Ranks in the top-five in five statistical categories, including points, field goals made and free throws made
- Selected in the second round by the Portland Trailblazers in the 1992 NBA Draft

Season G OR DR REB AVG
1988-89 30 60 67 127 4.2
1989-90 29 68 111 179 6.2
1990-91 28 127 147 274 9.8
1991-92 34 146 240 386 11.4
Totals 121 401 565 966 8.0




2. RONNY STEVENSON - 917 Rebounds - 1956-59 - Fort Worth, Texas (Birdville HS)

- Selected as a first team All-Southwest Conference award recipient following the 1957-58 season
- Led the Southwest Conference in scoring and rebounding after averaging 17.8 points and 13.2 boards per game as a junior
- Selected as both a team captain as well as the Team Most Valuable Player in each of his final two seasons (1958, 1959)
- Concluded his career ranked first in rebounds per game (12.7 rpg) and second in total rebounds (917)
- Averaged at least 12.0 points per game in each of his three seasons in the Frogs' lineup

Season G OR DR REB AVG
1956-57 24 - - 311 13.0
1957-58 24 - - 317 13.2
1958-59 24 - - 289 11.1
Totals 72 - - 917 12.7




3. GARY TURNER - 889 Rebounds - 1964-66 - Fort Worth, Texas (Paris JC)

- Selected as a first team All-Southwest Conference award recipient on two occasions (1965, 1966)
- Recorded 50 double-doubles during his three-year career, including three 20-plus rebounding performances
- Graduated from TCU ranked second in the program's all-time record books in scoring (1,426) and rebounding (887)
- Averaged 19.8 points per game and 12.3 rebounds per game for his career, which both rank in the program's top-10 list
- Picked in the third round by the Boston Celtics in the 1966 NBA Draft, but signed with the ABA's Houston Mavericks

Season G OR DR REB AVG
1963-64 24 - - 284 11.8
1964-65 24 - - 296 12.3
1965-66 24 - - 309 12.8
Totals 72 - - 889 12.3




4. JAMES CASH - 856 Rebounds - 1967-69 - Fort Worth, Texas (Terrell HS)

- Became the first African-American to ever sign a scholarship to play athletics at TCU
- Became the first African-American to ever sign a scholarship to play athletics in the Southwest Conference
- Selected as a first team All-Southwest Conference award recipient following the 1968-69 campaign
- Garnered Academic All-American accolades on two occasions (1968, 1969)
- Averaged 13.8 points as a junior en route to guiding TCU to the 1968 Southwest Conference championship

Season G OR DR REB AVG
1966-67 24 - - 266 11.1
1967-68 26 - - 289 11.1
1968-69 24 - - 301 12.5
Totals 74 - - 856 11.6




5. MICKEY MCCARTY - 795 Rebounds - 1966-68 - Pasadena, Texas (Pasadena HS)

- Selected as a first team All-Southwest Conference award recipient on two occasions (1967, 1968)
- Guided the Frogs to the 1968 Southwest Conference Championship where he was selected as Team Most Valuable Player
- Became one of six players in program history to average a double-double for their career with the Frogs
- Drafted by three different franchises in football, baseball and two basketball (NBA's Chicago Bulls in the 15th round; ABA's Dallas Chapparals in the 14th round)

Season G OR DR REB AVG
1965-66 24 - - 238 9.9
1966-67 24 - - 249 10.4
1967-68 26 - - 308 11.8
Totals 74 - - 795 10.7




6. DICK O'NEAL - 790 Rebounds - 1954-57 - Fort Worth, Texas (Polytechnic HS)

- Became the first player in program history to earn All-American honors on three occasions (1955, 1956, 1957)
- Cited as a three-time All-Southwest Conference selection (1955, 1956, 1957) during his career
- Recorded a career scoring average of 23.9 points per game, which still ranks first in the record books after 50 years
- Connected on 597 free throws (an average of 199 per season), which is a record that still stands today
- Selected by the Boston Celtics in the second round of the 1957 NBA Draft

Season G OR DR REB AVG
1954-55 24 - - 291 12.1
1955-56 24 - - 258 10.8
1956-57 24 -  - 241 10.0
Totals 72 - - 790 11.0




7. H.E. KIRCHNER - 783 Rebounds - 1956-59 - Houston, Texas

- Selected as a second team All-American by the Converse Yearbook in 1959 after averaging 19.8 points per game
- Cited as a third team All-American by the Helms Foundation following his senior campaign (1959)
- Selected as the Southwest Conference Most Valuable Player after averaging a double-double during the 1958-59 season
- Averaged 19.8 points and 13.4 rebounds per game en route to helping TCU win the conference crown
- Led the Southwest Conference in scoring (19.8 ppg) and rebounding (13.4 rpg) during the 1958-59 campaign

Season G OR DR REB AVG
1956-57 24 - - 129 5.4
1957-58 24 - -  306 12.8
1958-59 24 - - 348 13.4
Totals 72 - - 783 10.9




8. KURT THOMAS - 782 Rebounds - 1990-95 - Dallas, Texas (Hillcrest HS)

- Became the third player in NCAA history lead the nation in scoring and rebounding in the same season (1995)
- Cited as a third team All-American by the Associated Press and National Association of Basketball Coaches
- Selected as the 1995 Southwest Conference Player of the Year and Southwest Conference Athlete of the Year
- Earned All-Southwest Conference accolades during his junior and senior campaigns (1994, 1995)
- Selected with the 10th overall pick by the Miami Heat in the 1995 NBA Draft

Season G OR DR REB AVG
1990-91 12 7 6 13 1.1
1991-92 21 33 81 114 5.4
1993-94 27 50 212 262 9.7
1994-95 27 131 262 393 14.6
Totals 87 221 561 782 9.0




9. DENNIS DAVIS - 762 Rebounds - 1994-98 - Alvin, Texas (Alvin HS)

- Led the Frogs in rebounds per game (9.8 rpg) as a senior en route to guiding them to the NCAA Tournament
- Averaged 9.8 boards per evening as a senior after serving as a part-time starter in the previous three seasons
- Notched 10 or more rebounds on 15 occasions during his senior campaign with the Frogs
- Increased his rebounding total by almost 200 boards from his sophomore season to his final campaign
- Played a big part on a Frogs' squad that recorded a 27-6 record during the 1997-98 campaign

Season G OR DR REB AVG
1994-95 27 37 62 99 3.7
1995-96 27 54 84 138 5.1
1996-97 33 78 124 202 6.1
1997-98 33 117 206 323 9.8
Totals 120 286 476 762 6.4




10. BINGO MERRIEX - 662 Rebounds - 1999-03 - Wichita Falls, Texas (Wichita Falls HS)

- Connected on 217 three-pointers during his career, which ranks fourth in the record books
- Concluded his career as one of five players to be ranked in the top-12 in both scoring and rebounding
- Connected on 55 three-pointers during the 1999-00, which set a TCU freshmen record in that category
- Finished his career with the Frogs ranked 10th on the all-time rebounding list after appearing in 119 games
- Averaged at least 11.5 points over his final three seasons, including a career-high 12.7 points as a junior

Season G OR DR REB AVG
1999-00 30 35 64 99 3.3
2000-01 31 63 86 149 4.8
2001-02 31 63 148 211 6.8
2002-03 27 60 143 203 7.5
Totals 119 221 441 662 5.6


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