|Born||November 21, 1948|
|NBA draft||1971 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Thomas D. Jasper (born November 21, 1948) is an American former basketball player notable for his collegiate career at the College of William & Mary. After spending his first two seasons at then-Division II (and now defunct) Frederick College, in which he led them to a Small College National Championship as a sophomore, Jasper transferred to William & Mary in 1969 and played for head coach Warren Mitchell.
In Jasper's two seasons with the Tribe, he scored 982 points in 54 career games. Through 2011–12, his 18.2 points per game career average is the fifth highest all-time at William & Mary. In his senior season in 1970–71, Jasper averaged 19.8 points and 8.6 rebounds per game, both of which led the team. His scoring also paced the Southern Conference. That season, Jasper earned a First Team All-SoCon selection, was named to the All-SoCon tournament Team and was also named the SoCon Co-Player of the Year with East Carolina's Jim Gregory. He became the second men's basketball conference player of the year in school history after Jeff Cohen earned the honor in 1961. He never played professionally after graduating, however.
As of March 2008, Jasper was serving as Vice President of Marketing at Cavanaugh Press, Incorporated, in Baltimore, Maryland.
Bailey E. Howell is an American former professional basketball player. After playing college basketball at Mississippi State, Howell played 12 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Howell was a six-time NBA All-Star, two-time NBA champion and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1997.
Willard Leon Sojourner was an American collegiate and professional basketball player and international coach. He played collegiately at Weber State University and went on to a professional career, winning a championship with the New York Nets and playing overseas. The Italian arena PalaSojourner is named in his honor. Sojorner is known for giving his friend and teammate Julius Erving his famous "Dr. J." nickname. He is the older brother of NBA player Mike Sojourner.
Barry Parkhill is a retired American professional basketball player from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1st round of the 1973 NBA draft but elected to play in the American Basketball Association (ABA) instead. A 6'4" guard-forward from the University of Virginia, Parkhill played in three ABA seasons for two different teams. He played for the Virginia Squires and the Spirits of St. Louis.
Fred B. Hetzel is an American former professional basketball player. He was an All-American college player for Davidson College. Hetzel was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1965 NBA draft by the San Francisco Warriors and played six seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
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Jeffrey Maxwell Cohen was an All-American basketball player at the College of William & Mary in 1960–61. He was selected as the 14th pick in the second round of the 1961 NBA Draft by the Chicago Packers.
Edward Cuthbert "Terry" Driscoll, Jr. is a former American college athletics administrator and professional basketball player. Until 2017, he served as athletic director at the College of William & Mary.
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De'Mon Brooks is an American basketball player who plays for Shimane Susanoo Magic of the B.League. He completed his college career at Davidson College after the 2013–14 season. In the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, he was named Southern Conference player of the year and an All-American by the Associated Press.
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Marcus Alexander Thornton is an American professional basketball player who last played for Medi Bayreuth of the Basketball Bundesliga. He was drafted by the Boston Celtics with the 45th overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft. Thornton completed his collegiate career at the College of William & Mary (W&M) in 2015 and was named the 2014–15 Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year. On February 25, 2015, Thornton surpassed 2,052 career points to overtake Chet Giermak's long-standing school record. Giermak's mark stood for 65 years – the longest-lasting NCAA Division I school record in the nation at the time it was broken.
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