Chet Jaworski Photo

Chet Jaworski

Born: Nov 8, 1916

Death: Oct 16, 2003

Birthplace: Worcester

Nationality: United States

Chet Jaworski

Date of Birth : Nov 8, 1916
Date of Death : Oct 16, 2003
Birth Place : Worcester

Chester S. "Chet" Jaworski was the University of Rhode Island's first All-American selection in men's basketball. As a senior in 1938–39, he led the nation in scoring at 22.9 points per game and was named the Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year as well as a Consensus NCAA First Team All-American. He scored a career-high 44 points in December 1938. Jaworski played the forward position in basketball, but he also earned three varsity letters for the school's baseball team and one letter for the football team. For his achievements, Jaworski was enshrined into both the URI and New England Basketball Halls of Fame.

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