Karl Malone

Malone ranks sixth all-time at Louisiana Tech with 1,716 points in just three seasons. He was a three-time Sporting News Honorable Mention All-American and in 1985, added NABC 2nd Team All-American and AP Honorable Mention to the list of awards. While at Tech, the Summerfield, La. native led the Bulldogs to records of 19-9, 26-7 and 29-3 (74-19 total) while averaging 18.7 points for his career. He led Tech to Southland Conference Tournament Championship and one regular season title and as a junior, Malone led Tech to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen. Drafted by the Utah Jazz with the 13th pick in the 1985 NBA Draft, Malone is one of the greatest to ever play the game and enjoyed an illustrious 19 year career. The 13-time all-star finished as the second-leading scorer in NBA history with 36,928 points. Twice he was named NBA MVP (1997, '99) and earned Olympic gold medals as a member of the "Dream Team" in 1992 and 1996. Named to the NBA's 50 Greatest Players list in 1996, Malone has given over $350,000 to his alma mater and joined the Tech staff in 2007 as director of basketball promotions and assistant strength and conditioning coach.

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