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Overview

Hank Gathers

Date of birth
Feb 11, 1967

Date of death
Mar 4, 1990 (age 23)

Ht: 6'7" Wt: 210 lbs.

Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

Hometown
Philadelphia, PA

College
Loyola Marymount University

High school
Dobbins Avt

Summary
Eric "Hank" Gathers (February 11, 1967, in Philadelphia - March 4, 1990 in Los Angeles) was an American college basketball star at Loyola Marymount University who collapsed and died during a game. He originally played at the University of Southern California, but transferred with teammate Bo Kimble to LMU after his freshman year...
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Awards

Third Team All-American (AP)
NCAA D-I Men's Basketball

1989-90, 1988-89

Nicknames
Hank the Bank

Family members on Fanbase
D.J. Rivera (nephew)

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1990Loyola-RememberingHank
1990Loyola-RememberingHank
A Loyola Marymount player wears sneakers honoring dead teammate Hank Gathers during the 1990 tournament Photographed by: Andy Hayt/SI
by RAB88 May 11, 2012
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Not So Young: Transfer Gains Ground
For a student-athlete that has spent most of his life in California, junior transfer Kevin Young noticed a few major differences between Kansas and his home state since arriving in Lawrence.
University of Kansas Athletics Department, Jan 03, 2012
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Bona Heads to 24/22 Illinois, Watch on ESPN2
St. Bonaventure (3-3) looks to keep momentum as it travels to No. 24/22 Illinois (8-0) in a game televised nationally by ESPN2.
Saint-Bonaventure-University Athletics Department, Dec 06, 2011
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UB, Bonas Set for Big 4 Matchup at Alumni Arena
St. Bonaventure (2-3) looks to rebound from a home loss to Arkansas State by traveling to Buffalo (4-1) for a meeting of Big 4 rivals at Alumni Arena.
Saint-Bonaventure-University Athletics Department, Dec 02, 2011
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Men's Basketball Returns to RC to Host Arkansas State
St. Bonaventure (2-2) returns to the Reilly Center to host Arkansas State (2-4) in the Bonnies’ second home contest of the season. This is the first ever meeting between the two schools on the hardwood.
Saint-Bonaventure-University Athletics Department, Nov 30, 2011
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Men's Basketball Heads to Virginia Tech
St. Bonaventure (2-1), fresh off a win at Siena, travels to VT to face a Hokie team that will be playing its third game in five days, including a 69-58 loss to 5/5 Syracuse, in the NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament.
Saint-Bonaventure-University Athletics Department, Nov 26, 2011
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Men's Basketball to Defend Franciscan Cup Monday
St. Bonaventure (1-1) travels to Siena (2-0) on Monday to defend the Franciscan Cup and get back on track after a tough loss at rv/rv Cleveland State.
Saint-Bonaventure-University Athletics Department, Nov 20, 2011
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Bonnies Face Early Road Test at Cleveland State
The Bonnies (1-0) and rv/rv Cleveland State (2-0) meet for the second straight season at the Wolstein Center on Friday. CSU recently defeated No. 7 Vanderbilt on the road and hung a 69-51 loss on SBU last season.
Saint-Bonaventure-University Athletics Department, Nov 16, 2011
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Yahoo! Sports: Jordan Gathers Tries To Shoulder A Beautiful Legacy
This feature, written by Yahoo! Sports' Les Carpenter, focuses on St. Bonaventure freshman guard Jordan Gathers, the nephew of Loyola Marymount star Hank Gathers. It originally appeared online Nov. 9, 2011.
Saint-Bonaventure-University Athletics Department, Nov 09, 2011
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Finally! Bonnies Begin 2011-12 Season Friday
The 2011-12 Bonnies begin the season with high expectations in their fifth year under head coach Mark Schmidt. St. Bonaventure returns four starters from last year's squad that posted the school's first winning record (16-15) and postseason appearance (CBI)...
Saint-Bonaventure-University Athletics Department, Nov 09, 2011
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Rodney Tention Added to Toreros Men's Basketball Staff
The University of San Diego head men's basketball coach, Bill Grier, has announced the addition of Rodney Tention to the Torero coaching staff beginning in the 2011-12 season.
University of San Diego Athletics Department, May 24, 2011
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Gathers, Johnson Ink NLIs to Join Men’s Basketball
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – Head coach Mark Schmidt announced the addition of combo guards Jordan Gathers and Chris Johnson to the men’s basketball team for the 2011-12 season on Friday.
Saint-Bonaventure-University Athletics Department, May 06, 2011
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1989-90 Playboy All-American Team.jpg
1989-90 Playboy All-American Team.jpg
1989-1990 ALL AMERICA TEAM: Left to right, top to bottom: Hank Gathers, forward, Loyola-Marymount; Lionel Simmons, forward, La Salle; Gerald Glass, forward, Mississippi; Gary Payton, guard, Oregon State; Dwayne Schintzius, center, Florida; Alonzo Mourning;...
by thesemers Feb 07, 2011
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Bo Kimble and Hank Gathers on the Today Show - 1990.
by mlsekeres Jul 12, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Hank Gathers
Edited the personal notes for Hank Gathers.
  • Added nicknames: "Hank the Bank"
by DaMan Jul 12, 2010
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Updated the main image for Hank Gathers
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by petey May 09, 2010
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The Great Late Hank Gathers
The Great Late Hank Gathers
by Lambda Chi Lion Feb 19, 2009
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Updated personal notes for D.J. Rivera
Edited the personal notes for D.J. Rivera.
by iceweasel Apr 08, 2010
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