Friday, July 22, 2016

Murray Wier

Murray Neal Wier


Born:
December 12, 1926
Grand View, IA

Died:
April 6, 2016
Georgetown, TX




Career
1941-42 Grandview High School - Iowa (High School) ??
1942-43 Grandview High School - Iowa (High School) ??
1943-44 Muscatine High School - Iowa (High School)
1944-45 University of Iowa (College)
1945-46 University of Iowa (College)
1946-47 University of Iowa (College)
1947-48 University of Iowa (College)
1948-49 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBL)
1949-50 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBA)
1950-51 Waterloo Hawks (NPBL)
1951-52 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) JV Head coach
1952-53 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach
1953-54 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach 
1954-55 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach
1955-56 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach 
1956-57 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach
1957-58 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach 
1958-59 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach
1959-60 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach 
1960-61 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach
1961-62 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach 
1962-63 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach
1963-64 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach 
1964-65 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach
1965-66 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach 
1966-67 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach
1967-68 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach 
1968-69 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach
1969-70 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach 
1970-71 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach
1971-72 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach 
1972-73 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach
1973-74 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach 
1974-75 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach
1975-76 Waterloo East High School - Iowa (High School) Head coach


Wier was born and raised in Grand View, and attended nearby Muscatine High School. A four-year starter at Iowa, he played professional basketball for three seasons. He went to be a very successful head coach at Waterloo East, compiling a 372-149 record. He was also the athletic director there.

Source:
Obituary
WCF Courier Obituary

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/w/wiermu01n.html
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/w/wiermu01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=wiermu01

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