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Collegiate
All
American
for 
1927, 28, 29
& 30 

 

Cat Thompson - National Collegiate Basketball Player of the Year for 1929, Four-Time All-American (1927, 28, 29 and 30), and member of the famed Golden Bobcats of Montana State College.

                        

The Helms Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles, California honored John Ashworth “Cat” Thompson (1906-1990) for his accomplishments as a college basketball player by designating him:

A member of the Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.
A member of the All-Half Century (1900-1950) Collegiate Basketball Team.
A member of the All-Time All-American Collegiate Basketball Team.
A Collegiate All-American  for 1927, 1928, 1929 and 1930.
The Collegiate National Player of the Year for 1929.

                       

John Ashworth “Cat” Thompson has been enshrined in seven halls of fame:

Helms Athletic Foundation, Basketball Hall of Fame (1952)
National Basketball Hall of Fame (1962)
Montana State University Hall of Fame (1986)
Utah Sports Hall of Fame (1987)
Dixie State College of Utah, Institutional Hall of Fame (1998)
State of Utah Basketball Hall of Fame (2000)
Dixie State College of Utah, Atheltics Hall of Fame (2007)

                              

This website is dedicated to the memory of John Ashworth “Cat” Thompson.  It features audio clips, newspaper and magazine articles and links to websites with additional information regarding his fabled collegiate basketball career.

Member
of seven
Halls 
of Fame


National
collegiate
Player
of the year 
1929