Phil Ford

School: 
Height: 
6-2
Position: 
Guard
Hometown: 
Rocky Mount, NC
  • Named national player of the year by NABC and USBWA in 1978
  • Wooden Award winner in 1978
  • NCAA unanimous first-team All-American in 1978, consensus first-team All-American in 1977 and consensus second-team All-American in 1977
  • All-American Recognition: 1975 (Converse 2nd Team), 1976 (Converse 1st Team, National Association of Basketball Coaches 1st Team, Associated Press 2nd Team, United Press International 2nd Team), 1977 (Associated Press 1st Team, Converse 1st Team, National Association of Basketball Coaches 1st Team, United Press International 1st Team, United States Basketball Writers Association 1st Team) and 1978 (Associated Press 1st Team, Converse 1st Team, National Association of Basketball Coaches 1st Team, United Press International 1st Team, United States Basketball Writers Association 1st Team)
  • Leader in scoring and assists for 1977 NCAA Tournament runner-up (28-5 record)
  • Averaged 14.7 points and 4.9 assists in 10 NCAA Tournament games from 1975 through 1978 (6-4 record)
  • Member of 1976 U.S. Olympic team (11.3 ppg, 9 apg, 53.7 FG%)
  • Selected by the Kansas City Kings in first round of 1978 NBA draft (2nd pick overall).

Season

G

FGM

FGA

FG%

3PT

3PTA

3PT%

FTM

FTA

FT%

AST

ASTA

PTS

AVG

1974-75

31

191

370

.516

126

161

.783

161

5.2

508

16.4

1975-76

29

206

387

.532

128

164

.780

203

7.0

540

18.6

1976-77

33

230

431

.534

157

184

.853

217

6.6

617

18.7

1977-78

30

238

452

.527

149

184

.810

172

5.7

625

20.8

Totals

123

865

1640

.527

560

693

.808

753

6.1

2290

18.6