Meyer "Whitey" Skoog

School: 
Height: 
5-11
Position: 
Forward/Guard
Hometown: 
Brainerd, MN
High School: 
Washington High School
  • All-American Recognition: 1949 (Associated Press 3rd Team), 1950 (Associated Press 2nd Team) and 1951 (Converse 2nd Team, National Association of Basketball Coaches 2nd Team, Associated Press 3rd Team, UP3)
  • Ranked among the nation's scoring leaders in 1949 (T62nd) and 1950 (26th)
  • Ranked among the nation's leaders in free-throw percentage in 1950 (43rd) and 1951 (5th)
  • Did not play in NCAA Tournament or NIT
  • Selected by the Minneapolis Lakers as a territorial choice in first round of 1951 NBA draft.

Season

G

FGM

FGA

FG%

3PT

3PTA

3PT%

FTM

FTA

FT%

RB

RBA

PTS

AVG

1948-49

21

117

62

88

.705

296

14.1

1949-50

22

144

435

.331

86

113

.761

374

17.0

1950-51

22

132

411

.321

52

63

.825

316

14.4

Totals

65

393

411

.321

200

264

.758

986

15.2