Lennie Rosenbluth Who represented UNC for three seasons from 1955 to 1957 left the world on June 18, 2022.
There is no official report of the cause of death from Lennie’s family. Rosenbluth was brought up in Bronx point score in every match was 28 while participating in the national championship. His team Tar heels was not defeated once in the season.
In the NCAA finale against Wilt Chamberlain and the Kansas Jayhawks, Rosenbluth highest points. Rosenbluth scored 20 points in a winning cause while the final score was 54-53.
Rosenbluth won three prestigious awards in one year. consensus first-team All-American, ACC Player of the Year & Helms Foundation Player of the Year.
Rosenbluth maintained a career record of 26.9 points per match. This mark was achieved without the three-point line and yet to be smashed by Tar heels. His Jersey, No. 10 is retired by the UNC men’s basketball program. His jersey is showcased in the front row of rafters in the Dean E. smith center.
Rusebluth was inducted in hall of fame:
Rosenbluth was one of the early big men in North caroline who pushed basketball in the state. He was a key player to help UNC men’s basketball to win its first NCAA championship. Rosenbluth created a recruiting pattern that was last presided by Dean smith. Rosenbluth was also a famous athletic personality in the Jewish community. He was also honored with the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2003.
“Mr. Rosenbluth is a UNC legend,” UNC men’s basketball head coach Hubert Davis said. “Not only by his playing career but by his character and love for this program, university, and community. He was genuine, kind, and always supportive of my family and me. I will miss seeing him at our games and around our town. Carolina Basketball will always love him.”
Rusenbluth represented two seasons professionally:
After leaving UNC, Rusenbluth was taken in by Philadelphia warriors. He represented two seasons professionally and then found solace in becoming a basketball coach in a North Carolinian school.
“The guys who came after him, they talked about Lennie with reverence. There was always something special about him.”
“He had such a dignity about him,” former UNC men’s basketball head coach Roy Williams expressed
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