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Bill Reigel

Bsketball ∙ Monaca

 

 

 

 

Bill Reigel was inducted into the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame for his long and successful career as a basketball player and coach. At Monaca High School, he was named All Conference and received All State honorable mention in 1950. He played his freshman year of college basketball at Duke University before putting in a year of military service in 1954. Bill played his final two years of college basketball at McNeese State University in Louisiana, where he earned the following honors in 1956: Small College Player of the Year; Most Valuable Player in the NAIA tourney won by McNeese State; NAIAN, UPI, and Helms Foundation All American; and leading scorer in the nation with a 33.9 per game average. After college, Bill played for the Louisiana AAU and Goodyear AAU cagers from 1957 to 1962 and also compiled a 300-61 record while coaching basketball for Louisiana AAU, the Holland (MI) entry into the Midwestern Professional basketball League, McNeese State, and Beecher and White Clod High Schools in Michigan. Bill began his coaching career in 1957 with the Louisiana AAU team and completed it in 1978 at White Cloud High, where he served as an English teacher.