Frank Ward (basketball)
Ward from the 1930 Montanan
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|High school||Parowan (Parowan, Utah)|
|College||Montana State (1926–1930)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Frank Ward was an American basketball player who is best known for playing on the dominant teams of Montana State in the late 1920s. Ward, a 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) center, played for coach G. Ott Romney, a man credited with implementing the fast break style of play in basketball. Montana State won three conference championships during Ward's tenure, and in 1928–29 they finished the season with a 35–2 record. They were declared national champions by the Helms Athletic Foundation. Ward was a two-time NCAA All-American, including a consensus selection in 1930.
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