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Walt Mangham

Position: Forward
Height: 6'3“
High School:New Castle

High School Career

Mangham was a two-time All-State Selection and New Castle Highschool, graduating in 1956. Asides from basketball, Mangham also set a state record in the High Jump with a jump of 6'9 3/4”. This jump raised the record 4 3/4“ and stood for 18 years.

Marquette Career


Walt averaged 7.5 points per game and led Marquette in rebounding with 10.2 boards per game.


Mangham averaged 13.3 points and 12.8 rebounds per game.


Walt averaged 17.3 points and 13.6 rebounds during his senior campaign.

All-Time Marquette Rankings

  • 4th, Rebounds (938)

All-Time Career Leader Rankings

  • 3rd, Rebounding Average (12.3)

All-Time Single Season Rankings

  • 5th, Rebounds (372)
  • 7th, Rebounds (341)
  • 5th, Rebounding Average (13.6)
  • 8th, Rebounding Average (12.8)
All-Time Senior Season Rankings
  • 7th, Field Goals Attempted (468)
  • 2nd, Rebounds (341)
  • 2nd, Rebounding Average (13.7)
All-Time Junior Season Rankings
  • 3rd, Rebounds (372)
  • 4th, Rebounding Average (12.8)
  • 1958-59 UPI Honorable Mention All-American

Professional Career

Mangham was drafted by the New York Knicks in the 10th round of the 1960 NBA Draft. He later switched to the now defunct American Basketball League, playing for the Pittsburgh Rens, where he finished 23rd on the All-Time scoring list with 1067 points.

Non-Athletic Career

After retiring from professional basketball Mangham worked as a Sales Representitive for Frank Fuhrer Wholesale, a Coors Beer distributer until he retired in December 2004.


men_s_basketball/walt_mangham.txt · Last modified: 2020/12/07 16:49 (external edit)