“Dinner Bell” Mel Turpin

Fullname Melvin Harrison Turpin
Nickname Dinner Bell Mel
Position C
Height 6′ 11”
Weight 240
Born 12/28/1960, in Lexington, KY, USA
High School  Bryan Station, in Lexington, KY
College Kentucky
Drafted 1984, 1st round (6th overall)
Attained N/A
Mel Turpin
Mel Turpin
   

REGULAR SEASON

PER GAME STATISTICS
REBOUNDS
Year G MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
1984-1985 79 24.7 .511 .784 .000 1.96 3.76 5.72 0.5 1.10 0.50 1.49 2.67 10.6
1985-1986 80 28.6 .544 .811 .000 2.27 4.67 6.95 0.7 1.32 0.80 1.68 3.25 13.7
1986-1987 64 12.5 .462 .714 .000 0.97 2.00 2.97 0.5 0.63 0.20 0.98 1.41 6.1
Totals 223 22.6 .516 .786 .000 1.79 3.58 5.37 0.6 1.04 0.50 1.41 2.52 10.4
TOTALS STATISTICS
REBOUNDS
Year G MIN FGM-FGA FTM-FTA 3PM-3PA OFF DEF TOT AST BLK STL TO PF DQ PTS
1984-1985 79 1949 363-711 109-139 0-0 155 297 452 36 87 38 118 211 3 835
1985-1986 80 2292 456-838 185-228 0-4 182 374 556 55 106 65 134 260 6 1097
1986-1987 64 801 169-366 55-77 0-0 62 128 190 33 40 11 63 90 1 393
Totals 223 5042 988-1915 349-444 0-4 399 799 1198 124 233 114 315 561 10 2325

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  1. CavsHistory » R.I.P. Former Cav Great, Melvin Turpin — July 12, 2010 @ 11:50 am

    [...] Mel Turpin, former Cavalier and All-American Kentucky center, committed suicide Thursday, authorities said. He was 49. [...]