Franklin Delano Selvy (born November 9, 1932) is an American former National Basketball Association (NBA) player who is best known for holding the record for the most points (100) in a Division I college basketball game. Born in Corbin, Kentucky, Selvy was an All-State basketball player at Corbin High School and was a teammate of College Football Hall of Fame inductee Roy Kidd. Selvy was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1954 NBA draft and was a two-time NBA All-Star, playing nine seasons.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Frank Selvy held a signed photo in his hand. The photo depicted the 1961-62 Los Angeles Lakers team. The photo was autographed by the whole team. Elgin Baylor. Jerry West. Also in the photo was Frank Selvy. Selvy spent a lifetime on the basketball floor.
Furman great Frank Selvy will be one of nine inductees into the 2022 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame this November in Kansas City. He most notably scored 100 points in the Paladins’ 149-95 win against Newberry College on Feb. 13, 1954 - the NCAA Division I record. Also...
I remember the first time I heard about Frank Selvy. I was shooting baskets with my Uncle Jack, he of the clever jump-hook shot, and we were talking about Wilt Chamberlain, who had just set a National Basketball Association record by scoring 100 points in a game against the New York Knicks. A remarkable achievement that still stands as the single-game record in pro basketball. At that time, Wilt was just about unstoppable, and to a 12-year-old, all he had to do was stand under the basket and drop the ball in. Then my uncle told me about Frank Selvy, not a giant, but a guard like me, a shooter, who had scored 100 points in a college game. I had to learn more.