Dave Scholz, American basketball player, Died at 67


David A. “Dave” Scholz was born on April 12, 1948, and died on December 5, 2015.

David was an American National Basketball Association (NBA) player.

While at Stephen Decatur High School, David was an All-State selection and led his team to the Elite Eight of the state tournament his junior and senior seasons.

At the University of Illinois, David was a two-time, first-team All-Big-10 selection and an AP All-American third team selection.

At the time of graduation, David was an Illinois’ all-time leading scorer.

David Scholz was taken with the thirteenth pick in the fourth round of the 1969 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers.

He played in one game for the 76ers, recording two points.

David later resided in Nashville, Tennessee.

David Scholz passed away at age 67 in December 2015.