Wallace Jones’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

July 14, 1926

Death Date

Jul 27, 2014

Age of Death

88 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Lexington, Kentucky, United States

Profession

Basketball Player

The basketball player Wallace Jones died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Late basketball player nicknamed “Wah Wah” who won two NCAA National Championships at the University of Kentucky. He later went on to play for the NBA’s short-lived Indianapolis Olympians organization from 1949 to 1952.

He set a national scoring record at Harlan High School. In addition to basketball, he was also an All-State football and baseball player.

He won four consecutive SEC titles at Kentucky and led the team to an astonishing 130-10 record over that span.

He has a younger sister named Jackie.

Remarkably, he was also an All-American college football player under then-Kentucky head coach Paul Bear Bryant.