Florida State Men's Basketball - 1953-54 Year In Review

Florida State Men's Basketball - 1953-54 Year In Review

Coaching Staff
J.K. "Bud" Kennedy, Head Coach
Lee Benjamin, Graduate Assistant
Mike Long, Assistant Coach

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1953-54 FSU Winter Sports Press Guide

Don Holder, 1952 Olympic gymnast; swimmer Ernie Stock; Howard Gould, All-American volleyballer and Ham Wernke, 1953 Helms Foundation All-American

1954 Florida State Signees/Newcomers

Newcomers from the 1953-54 FSU Winter Sports Radio, Press and TV Guide, page 4.

Tom Nissalke, 5-11, 170, G, Madison, WI

Wayne Patton, 5-11, 185, G, Saint Louis, MO

Edwin Reeves, 6-5, 188, F, Fitzgerald, GA

Jim Savage, 6-3, 182, F, Fort Lauderdale

Willis Thompson, 6-4, 180, G, Gonzalez

Fred Twomey, 6-1, 175, F, Gloucester, MA

Bob Williams, 6-8, 190, C, Covington, IN


1954 Roster - By Name

Roster from the 1953-54 FSU Winter Sports Radio, Press and TV Guide, page 4.
L
T                                                  PY
R No Name                  Pos     Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
* 11 Dick Artmeier         F       6-1   190  So        Clarksburg, IN (Clarksburg)
* 15 Rick Benson           C       6-7   215  Jr   **   Maitland (Winter Park)
* 12 Tom Burst             G       6-0   175  Jr   **   Batesville, IN (Batesville)
* 32 Tom Dellahan          G       6-1   195  So        East Chicago, IN (Roosevelt)
* 24 Duane Gordon          F       6-4   195  Sr   **   Madison, WI (Madison West)
* 33 Tom Nissalke          G       5-11  170  So        Madison, WI
* 23 Jim Oler              G       5-11  180  So   *    Economy, IN (Economy)
* 25 Wayne Patton          G       5-11  185  So        Saint Louis, MO (Saint Mary's)
* 44 Edwin Reeves          F       6-5   188  Sr        Fitzgerald, GA
     Jim Savage            F       6-3   182  Fr        Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale)
     Willis Thompson       G       6-4   180  Fr        Gonzalez
     Fred Twomey           F       6-1   175  Fr        Gloucester, MA (Gloucester)
* 10 Ham Wernke            G       6-0   168  Jr   **   Batesville, IN (Batesville)
* 43 Jerry Westhafer       F       6-4   180  Sr   **   Greensburg, IN
     Bob Williams          C       6-8   190  Fr        Covington, IN (Covington)
* 13 Gary Wold             C       6-6   210  So   *    Madison, WI (Madison East)
  34 Ed Wursbach           C       6-4   185  So        Daytona Beach (Seabreeze)

1954 Roster - By Number

Roster from the 1953-54 FSU Winter Sports Radio, Press and TV Guide, page 4.
L
T                                                  PY
R No Name                  Pos     Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     Jim Savage            F       6-3   182  Fr        Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale)
     Willis Thompson       G       6-4   180  Fr        Gonzalez
     Fred Twomey           F       6-1   175  Fr        Gloucester, MA (Gloucester)
     Bob Williams          C       6-8   190  Fr        Covington, IN (Covington)
* 10 Ham Wernke            G       6-0   168  Jr   **   Batesville, IN (Batesville)
* 11 Dick Artmeier         F       6-1   190  So        Clarksburg, IN (Clarksburg)
* 12 Tom Burst             G       6-0   175  Jr   **   Batesville, IN (Batesville)
* 13 Gary Wold             C       6-6   210  So   *    Madison, WI (Madison East)
* 15 Rick Benson           C       6-7   215  Jr   **   Maitland (Winter Park)
* 23 Jim Oler              G       5-11  180  So   *    Economy, IN (Economy)
* 24 Duane Gordon          F       6-4   195  Sr   **   Madison, WI (Madison West)
* 25 Wayne Patton          G       5-11  185  So        Saint Louis, MO (Saint Mary's)
* 32 Tom Dellahan          G       6-1   195  So        East Chicago, IN (Roosevelt)
* 33 Tom Nissalke          G       5-11  170  So        Madison, WI
  34 Ed Wursbach           C       6-4   185  So        Daytona Beach (Seabreeze)
* 43 Jerry Westhafer       F       6-4   180  Sr   **   Greensburg, IN
* 44 Edwin Reeves          F       6-5   188  Sr        Fitzgerald, GA
Freshman numerals went to Don Alford, AJ Jarvis, Don Spier, Fred Twomey, Bobby Waites, Bobby Ward and Bob Williams.
Lettermen listed in the Florida Times Union, 4/16/1954, page 18.
From the Florida Times Union, March 4, 1955, page 26, just before the NAIA Tournament.
Mentions Ham Wernke is a two time Helms Foundation National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) All-American (1952-53 & 1953-54).

1953-54 All-Americans

Name                     Organization
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Ham Wernke               Helms Foundation - 3rd Team NAIA All-American

All-Americans -  1

1954 Schedule and Results

             
GAME DAY
OPP EOY
DATE
REF
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
NCAA
NIT
FSU
AP
FSU
UPI
OPP
AP
OPP
UPI
AP
UPI
12/04
Ref
A
MISSISSIPPI STATE
L 75-87
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12/08
Ref
H
MERCER
W 72-70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12/11
Ref
H
GEORGIA TEACHERS
W 66-58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12/16
Ref
H
JACKSONVILLE STATE
W 72-61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12/18
Ref
H
STETSON
W 74-71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12/19
Ref
H
SPRING HILL COLLEGE
L 60-69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01/06
Ref
H
TAMPA
W 74-58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01/07
Ref
H
LOYOLA-NEW ORLEANS
L 76-80
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01/09
Ref
A
MIAMI
L 61-78
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01/11
Ref
A
ROLLINS COLLEGE
W 82-72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01/12
Ref
A
TAMPA
W 73-63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01/13
Ref
A
FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL
W 98-80
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01/16
Ref
A
STETSON
L 60-82
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01/19
Ref
H
ROLLINS COLLEGE
W 85-68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01/21
Ref
H
FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL
W 99-71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01/30
Ref
A
MERCER
L 63-70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
02/05
Ref
H
MIAMI
W 76-69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
02/13
Ref
A
LOYOLA-NEW ORLEANS
L 72-88
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
02/17
Ref
A
GEORGIA TEACHERS
W 89-85
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
02/20
Ref
H
ARKANSAS STATE
W 78-68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                Overall   Home    Away   Neutral
------------------------------------------------
FSU RECORD IS    13- 7    9- 2    4- 5    0- 0

NOTE: The first Poll of the year was not conducted until the middle of January


1953-54 - 30 Point Club

Name Date Opponent FGM FGA 3FGM 3FGA FTM FTA PTS --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ham Wernke 12/04/1953 MISSISSIPPI STATE 8 24 16 20 32 Ham Wernke 01/07/1954 LOYOLA-NEW ORLEANS 10 10 14 30

1953-54 - 15 Rebound Club

Name Date Opponent O-REB D-REB TOTAL ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ None

1953-54 - 10 Assist Club

Name Date Opponent Assists ------------------------------------------------------------------ None

1953-54 EOY Stats

End of Year Statistics calculated from game boxscores.
Name                 GP GS  FGM  FGA  PCT  FTM FTA  PCT  PTS  AVG    REB  AVG  PF DQ
====================================================================================
Ham Wernke           20     128  354 .362  113 148 .764  369 18.5         0.0         
Jim Oler             20      96  280 .343  140 188 .745  332 16.6         0.0         
Rick Benson          19      75  342 .219   45           195 10.3         0.0         
Dick Artmeier        19      70             47           187  9.8         0.0         
Jerry Westhafer      14      47             11           105  7.5         0.0         
Tom Burst            19      40             13            93  4.9         0.0         
Tom Dellahan         16      31             18            80  5.0         0.0         
Duane Gordon         19      30             10            70  3.7         0.0         
Gary Wold            13       5             17            27  2.1         0.0         
Edwin Reeves         11       4             13            21  1.9         0.0         
Ed Wursbach           4       4              6            14  3.5         0.0         
Tom Nissalke          7       4              4            12  1.7         0.0         
Wayne Patton          1       0      .000    0     .000    0  0.0         0.0         
====================================================================================
FSU                  20     534  976 .547  437 336      1505 75.3      0  0.0   0  0  
Opp                  20     520            408          1448 72.4         0.0         

1953-54 Game Stats

MISSISSIPPI STATE 87, FLORIDA STATE 75
12/04/1953, STARKVILLE, MS
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    8  24  16  20  32     6                 7
11 Dick Artmeier                 3   8   3   5   9                        
12 Tom Burst                     2   4   1   2   5                        
13 Gary Wold                     0   0   0   0   0                        
15 Rick Benson                   6  11   1   1  13                        
23 Jim Oler                      1   6   8  13  10                        
24 Duane Gordon                  1   6   0   0   2                        
32 Tom Dellahan                  0   1   0   0   0                        
43 Jerry Westhafer               1   3   0   0   2                        
44 Edwin Reeves                  1   5   0   0   2                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  23  68  29  41  75     6  0   0  0   0   7
   Opp                       0  30      27      87                        


Attendance: 3,500

FLORIDA STATE 72, MERCER 70
12/08/1953, TALLAHASSEE, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    6  15   4   7  16        3               
11 Dick Artmeier                 3   9   3   7   9        2               
12 Tom Burst                     1   6   0   1   2        5               
15 Rick Benson                   7  21   3   4  17        3               
23 Jim Oler                      7  13   9  13  23        4               
24 Duane Gordon                  2   6   0   0   4        2               
32 Tom Dellahan                  0   1   1   1   1        1               
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  26  71  20  33  72     0 20   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  26      18  34  70       22               


  1 2 Total
MERCER
37
33
70
FLORIDA STATE
35
37
72

FLORIDA STATE 66, GEORGIA TEACHERS 58
12/11/1953, TALLAHASSEE, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    6  16   5   6  17                        
11 Dick Artmeier                 4  14   1   2   9                        
12 Tom Burst                     2   7   0   0   4                        
15 Rick Benson                   4  16   5   6  13                        
23 Jim Oler                      5  13   3   8  13                        
24 Duane Gordon                  0   3   1   2   1                        
32 Tom Dellahan                  1   2   1   1   3                        
43 Jerry Westhafer               3   8   0   0   6                        
44 Edwin Reeves                  0   0   0   0   0                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  25  79  16  25  66     0  0   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  24      10  19  58                        


  1 2 Total
GEORGIA TEACHERS
12
46
58
FLORIDA STATE
37
29
66

FLORIDA STATE 72, JACKSONVILLE STATE 61
12/16/1953, TALLAHASSEE, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    7       5   9  19                        
11 Dick Artmeier                 3       2   6   8                        
12 Tom Burst                     3       0   0   6                        
13 Gary Wold                     1       0   0   2                        
15 Rick Benson                   1       0   0   2                        
23 Jim Oler                      8       2   4  18                        
24 Duane Gordon                  1       1   2   3                        
33 Tom Nissalke                  0       2   3   2                        
34 Ed Wursbach                   1       0   0   2                        
43 Jerry Westhafer               3       0   2   6                        
44 Edwin Reeves                  1       2   4   4                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  29   0  14  30  72     0  0   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  22      17  31  61                        


  1 2 Total
JACKSONVILLE STATE
28
33
61
FLORIDA STATE
38
34
72

FLORIDA STATE 74, STETSON 71
12/18/1953, TALLAHASSEE, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    3       9  10  15                        
11 Dick Artmeier                 0       2   2   2                        
12 Tom Burst                     5       2   3  12                        
13 Gary Wold                     1       7   9   9                        
15 Rick Benson                   1       1   3   3                        
23 Jim Oler                      7       7   7  21                        
24 Duane Gordon                  5       0   0  10                        
43 Jerry Westhafer               1       0   0   2                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  23   0  28  34  74     0  0   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  23      25  43  71                        


  1 2 Total
STETSON
32
39
71
FLORIDA STATE
38
36
74

SPRING HILL COLLEGE 69, FLORIDA STATE 60
12/19/1953, TALLAHASSEE, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    4       4   5  12                        
11 Dick Artmeier                 3       6   9  12                        
12 Tom Burst                     2       1   4   5                        
13 Gary Wold                     0       0   0   0                        
15 Rick Benson                   1       1   1   3                        
23 Jim Oler                      1       3   3   5                        
24 Duane Gordon                  1       1   1   3                        
32 Tom Dellahan                  0       1   1   1                        
43 Jerry Westhafer               8       1   1  17                        
44 Edwin Reeves                  0       2   6   2                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  20   0  20  31  60     0  0   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  24      21  27  69                        


  1 2 Total
SPRING HILL COLLEGE
34
35
69
FLORIDA STATE
27
33
60

FLORIDA STATE 74, TAMPA 58
01/06/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    8       1   3  17                        
11 Dick Artmeier                 2       1   1   5                        
12 Tom Burst                     1       1   1   3                        
13 Gary Wold                     0       2   3   2                        
15 Rick Benson                   2       2   4   6                        
23 Jim Oler                      5       9   9  19                        
24 Duane Gordon                  0       0   0   0                        
32 Tom Dellahan                  4       1   1   9                        
33 Tom Nissalke                  0       0   0   0                        
43 Jerry Westhafer               6       0   0  12                        
44 Edwin Reeves                  0       1   2   1                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  28   0  18  24  74     0  0   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  23      12  23  58                        


  1 1 Total
TAMPA
21
37
58
FLORIDA STATE
36
38
74

LOYOLA-NEW ORLEANS 80, FLORIDA STATE 76
01/07/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                   10      10  14  30        3               
11 Dick Artmeier                 0       0   0   0        1               
12 Tom Burst                     6       2   3  14        2               
15 Rick Benson                   3       2   4   8        4               
23 Jim Oler                      1      10  16  12        4               
24 Duane Gordon                  2       0   0   4        1               
32 Tom Dellahan                  1       0   0   2        3               
43 Jerry Westhafer               3       0   0   6        3               
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  26   0  24  37  76     0 21   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  31      18  31  80       20               


  1 2 Total
LOYOLA-NEW ORLEANS
38
42
80
FLORIDA STATE
35
41
76

MIAMI 78, FLORIDA STATE 61
01/09/1954, CORAL GABLES, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    2       6   7  10                        
11 Dick Artmeier                 4       4   5  12                        
12 Tom Burst                     1       0   1   2                        
13 Gary Wold                     1       2   2   4                        
23 Jim Oler                      4       6   6  14                        
24 Duane Gordon                  1       1   2   3                        
32 Tom Dellahan                  1       2   2   4                        
33 Tom Nissalke                  1       0   0   2                        
34 Ed Wursbach                   3       4   5  10                        
43 Jerry Westhafer               0       0   0   0                        
44 Edwin Reeves                  0       0   0   0                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  18   0  25  30  61     0  0   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  32      14  23  78                        


  1 2 Total
FLORIDA STATE
21
40
61
MIAMI
43
35
78
Attendance: 1,200

FLORIDA STATE 82, ROLLINS COLLEGE 72
01/11/1954, WINTER PARK, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    6       3   3  15                        
11 Dick Artmeier                 9       4   4  22                        
15 Rick Benson                   6       1   1  13                        
23 Jim Oler                      2       9  12  13                        
24 Duane Gordon                  0       0   0   0                        
32 Tom Dellahan                  7       2   4  16                        
44 Edwin Reeves                  1       1   1   3                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  31   0  20  25  82     0  0   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  26      20  27  72                        


  1 2 Total
FLORIDA STATE
36
46
82
ROLLINS COLLEGE
37
35
72

FLORIDA STATE 73, TAMPA 63
01/12/1954, TAMPA, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                   12       3      27                        
11 Dick Artmeier                 8       4      20                        
12 Tom Burst                     1       0       2                        
15 Rick Benson                   4       0       8                        
23 Jim Oler                      1       8      10                        
32 Tom Dellahan                  1       3       5                        
33 Tom Nissalke                  0       1       1                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  27   0  19   0  73     0  0   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  23      17      63                        


  1 2 Total
FLORIDA STATE
32
41
73
TAMPA
29
34
63

FLORIDA STATE 98, FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL 80
01/13/1954, LAKELAND, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                   11       5      27                        
11 Dick Artmeier                 3       2       8                        
12 Tom Burst                     3       0       6                        
13 Gary Wold                     1       4       6                        
15 Rick Benson                   7       0      14                        
23 Jim Oler                      8       3      19                        
24 Duane Gordon                  0       1       1                        
32 Tom Dellahan                  5       1      11                        
33 Tom Nissalke                  1       0       2                        
34 Ed Wursbach                   0       2       2                        
44 Edwin Reeves                  0       2       2                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  39   0  20   0  98     0  0   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  26      28      80                        


  1 2 Total
FLORIDA STATE
52
46
98
FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL
41
39
80

STETSON 82, FLORIDA STATE 60
01/16/1954, DELAND, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    3       3   5   9                        
11 Dick Artmeier                 6       3   6  15        5               
12 Tom Burst                     1       1   2   3                        
13 Gary Wold                     0       0   0   0                        
15 Rick Benson                   8       2   5  18        5               
23 Jim Oler                      2       5   7   9                        
24 Duane Gordon                  0       1   2   1        5               
32 Tom Dellahan                  0       0   0   0                        
33 Tom Nissalke                  1       1   1   3                        
43 Jerry Westhafer               0       0   0   0                        
44 Edwin Reeves                  0       2   2   2                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  21   0  18  30  60     0 15   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  26      30  44  82                        


  1 2 Total
FLORIDA STATE
30
30
60
STETSON
37
45
82

FLORIDA STATE 85, ROLLINS COLLEGE 68
01/19/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                   10       6   7  26        4               
11 Dick Artmeier                 2       2   4   6        0               
12 Tom Burst                     3       1   2   7        1               
13 Gary Wold                     0       0   0   0        0               
15 Rick Benson                   3       2   3   8        1               
23 Jim Oler                      6       4   5  16        2               
24 Duane Gordon                  2       1   2   5        1               
25 Wayne Patton                  0       0   0   0        1               
32 Tom Dellahan                  6       0   0  12        4               
33 Tom Nissalke                  1       0   0   2        0               
34 Ed Wursbach                   0       0   0   0        1               
44 Edwin Reeves                  0       3   4   3        1               
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  33   0  19  27  85     0 16   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  26      16  26  68       16               


  1 2 Total
ROLLINS COLLEGE
38
30
68
FLORIDA STATE
39
46
85

FLORIDA STATE 99, FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL 71
01/21/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke            g       7       3   7  17                        
11 Dick Artmeier         f       6       2   6  14        5               
15 Rick Benson           c       7       7   7  21        5               
23 Jim Oler              g      11       4   8  26                        
32 Tom Dellahan          f       4       3   5  11                        
12 Tom Burst                     2       2   3   6                        
13 Gary Wold                     0       0   0   0                        
24 Duane Gordon                  1       0   0   2                        
44 Edwin Reeves                  1       0   0   2                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   5   0  39   0  21  36  99     0 10   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  23      25  46  71                        



MERCER 70, FLORIDA STATE 63
01/30/1954, MACON, GA
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    7       3   4  17        5               
11 Dick Artmeier                 3       0   0   6                        
12 Tom Burst                     2       1   1   5                        
15 Rick Benson                   2       2   6   6                        
23 Jim Oler                      5       5   6  15                        
24 Duane Gordon                  0       0   0   0                        
32 Tom Dellahan                  1       1   2   3                        
43 Jerry Westhafer               5       1   1  11                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  25   0  13  20  63     0  5   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  25      20  30  70                        


  1 2 Total
FLORIDA STATE
32
31
63
MERCER
32
38
70

FLORIDA STATE 76, MIAMI 69
02/05/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    3       9  11  15        3               
11 Dick Artmeier                 4       3   4  11        4               
12 Tom Burst                     2       1   1   5        1               
13 Gary Wold                     0       2   2   2        2               
15 Rick Benson                   4       7   9  15        4               
23 Jim Oler                      7      12  15  26        3               
24 Duane Gordon                  0       0   0   0        2               
32 Tom Dellahan                  0       2   2   2        1               
43 Jerry Westhafer               0       0   0   0        1               
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  20   0  36  44  76     0 21   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  24      21  34  69       23               


  1 2 Total
MIAMI
39
30
69
FLORIDA STATE
43
33
76
Attendance: 800

LOYOLA-NEW ORLEANS 88, FLORIDA STATE 72
02/13/1954, NEW ORLEANS, LA
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    4       4   5  12                        
11 Dick Artmeier                 2       1   2   5                        
12 Tom Burst                     2       0   0   4                        
13 Gary Wold                     1       0   0   2                        
15 Rick Benson                   2       2   2   6                        
23 Jim Oler                      5      13  17  23                        
24 Duane Gordon                  2       0   0   4                        
32 Tom Dellahan                  0       0   1   0                        
43 Jerry Westhafer               5       6   9  16                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  23   0  26  36  72     0  0   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  27      34  45  88                        


  1 2 Total
FLORIDA STATE
31
41
72
LOYOLA-NEW ORLEANS
35
53
88

FLORIDA STATE 89, GEORGIA TEACHERS 85
02/17/1954, STATESBORO, GA
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke            g       7       7      21                        
15 Rick Benson           c       3       2       8                        
23 Jim Oler              g       7       9      23                        
24 Duane Gordon          f      10       2      22                        
43 Jerry Westhafer       f       6       1      13                        
12 Tom Burst                     1       0       2                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   5   0  34   0  21   0  89     0  0   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  36      13      85                        



FLORIDA STATE 78, ARKANSAS STATE 68
02/20/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL
 
NO        NAME          GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA PTS   REB PF AST TO BLK STL
== ==================== == === === === === === ===   === == === == === ===
10 Ham Wernke                    4       7  11  15                        
11 Dick Artmeier                 5       4   6  14                        
12 Tom Burst                     0       0   0   0                        
13 Gary Wold                     0       0   0   0                        
15 Rick Benson                   4       5   6  13                        
23 Jim Oler                      3      11  12  17                        
24 Duane Gordon                  2       1   3   5                        
43 Jerry Westhafer               6       2   4  14                        
                     =====================================================
   FSU                   0   0  24   0  30  42  78     0  0   0  0   0   0
   Opp                       0  23      22  34  68                        


  1 2 Total
ARKANSAS STATE
34
34
68
FLORIDA STATE
47
31
78