Former U-M Basketball Captain Passes Away
Dec. 3, 2013
Tom Jorgensen played at U-M, starting all 66 games during his three-year varsity career (1953-56). As a senior in 1955-56, Jorgensen captained the Wolverines and averaged 14 points per game, earning All-Big Ten honorable mention recognition.
After four seasons as a high school coach, Jorgensen began his collegiate coaching career at U-M, serving as an assistant from 1960-66. During his time on the Wolverine bench, Michigan won three consecutive Big Ten titles (1964, '65, '66) and reached a pair of Final Fours (1964, '65), falling in the national championship game to UCLA in 1965.
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