A 6’6″ center in days of center jump after each basket, Nowak once scored every point in a high school game … recruited by coach Geo. Keogan at Notre Dame, he was 3-yr starter on team that won 62 games and lost only 8 … teammates included All-American John Moir and future coaching legend Ray Meyer … named All-American after sophomore and junior season … rule change did away with center jump but he still captured All-American honors as senior … voted best center to play in Madison Square Garden each of his 3 years.

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