Wayman Tisdale led Hornets to title as a junior

The Tulsa World / Tulsa World Modified: May 16, 2009 at 3:32 pm •  Published: May 16, 2009
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Wayman Tisdale played three seasons on Booker T. Washington’s varsity basketball team.

He led the Hornets to the state championship in 1981, his junior season. He averaged 18.8 points and 14 rebounds per game.


Tisdale went on to become a McDonald’s All-American and was one of the most recruited players in the country. On April 13, 1982, he announced that he would play for OU with his brother, William. The decision ended a recruiting battle with Tulsa. Tisdale also considered Georgetown.

Here are the stats. We start with year and follow with rebounds per game and points per game...

TISDALE'S HIGH SCHOOL NUMBERS

1979-80: 14.5 points, 12.0 rebounds

1980-81: 18.8 points, 14.0 rebounds

1981-82: 23.7 points, 11.8 rebounds

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