Richard Regan (coach)
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Richard Regan Coach

Richie Regan
Personal information
Born(1930-11-23)November 23, 1930
Newark, New Jersey
DiedDecember 24, 2002(2002-12-24) (aged 72)
Neptune, New Jersey
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High schoolWest Side (Newark, New Jersey)
CollegeSeton Hall (1950-1953)
NBA draft1953 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall
Selected by the Rochester Royals
Playing career1955-1959
PositionGuard
Number14
Career history
1955-1958Rochester / Cincinnati Royals
1958-1959Baltimore Bullets
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points1,785 (8.3 ppg)
Rebounds554 (2.6 rpg)
Assists629 (2.9 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Richard Joseph Regan (November 30, 1930 - December 24, 2002) was an American basketball player and coach who played in the NBA for the Rochester / Cincinnati Royals

Raised in Newark, New Jersey, Regan played prep basketball at West Side High School.[1]

The 6-foot-2-inch (1.88 m) Regan played collegiately at Seton Hall University during the early 1950s. His team made three consecutive appearances in the National Invitation Tournament, winning in 1953. After graduation, he was selected by the Rochester Royals with the fifth pick of the 1953 NBA draft. after two years serving in the United States Marine Corps, Regan played three seasons with the Royals and averaged 8.3 points per game. He appeared in the 1957 NBA All-Star Game.

Regan later served as a basketball coach and athletic director at Seton Hall.[1]

A resident of Sea Girt, New Jersey, Regan died of heart failure at the age of 72.[1]

NBA career statistics

Regular season

Year Team GP MPG FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1955-56 Rochester 72 24.3 .352 .639 2.4 3.1 7.8
1956-57 Rochester 71 29.6 .329 .774 2.9 3.1 9.8
1957-58 Cincinnati 72 22.9 .355 .698 2.4 2.6 7.3
Career 215 25.6 .344 .717 2.6 2.9 8.3

Playoffs

Year Team GP MPG FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1958 Cincinnati 2 31.5 .462 .000 4.5 1.5 12.0
Career 2 31.5 .462 .000 4.5 1.5 12.0

References

  1. ^ a b c Goldstein, Richard. "Richie Regan, 72, Star Player And Then Coach at Seton Hall", The New York Times, December 26, 2002. Accessed November 15, 2018. "Richie Regan, a star guard on Seton Hall's 1953 National Invitation Tournament champions and later the university's basketball coach, athletic director and fund-raising director for athletics, died Tuesday at a hospital in Neptune, N.J. Regan, who lived in Sea Girt, N.J., was 72.... A native of Newark who gained all-New Jersey honors playing basketball at West Side High School, Regan helped Seton Hall reach the N.I.T. in all three of his seasons there."

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