Mac William Otten
December 16, 1925
December 26, 2015
Bellefontaine High School - Ohio (High School)
1943-44 Bowling Green State University - Ohio (College)
1946-47 Bowling Green State University - Ohio (College)
1947-48 Bowling Green State University - Ohio (College)
1948-49 Bowling Green State University - Ohio (College)
1949-50 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBA)
1949-50 St. Louis Bombers (NBA)
1950-51 Waterloo Hawks (NPBL)
Born to Cordt and Ruth Otten, Mac graduated from Bellefontaine HS at enrolled at Bowling Green. He started on the basketball team, but World War 2 got in the way as Mac served in the U.S. Navy. After returning to BGSU, he went on to play two seasons in the NBA, including time with Tri-Cities with his older brother, Don Otten. He left basketball and worked for many years as an accountant.
He was married twice and had six children.
Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame
Obituary, Dayton Daily News, January 3, 2016