Richard Hockenos is an American former basketball player and coach. After being drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the 1974 NBA draft he went on to play professionally in Europe.Early life Hockenos attended Bishop Duffy High School in Niagara Falls, New York. Between his sophomore and junior years he had an hip operation as he was growing to fast and the bones in his hip separated. After mediocre senior season, he was not recruited by any colleges and rejected by the schools he applied to due to academic reasons. He finally enrolled at Niagara Community College in 1969. After having a successful second season with NCCC basketball team, he decided to spend his last two seasons with Gannon College. His stay there turned out to be short and after a week, he left the school. A short time later, Hockenos visited St. Francis University at the behest of Pete Lonergan, a former assistant coach at NCCC. After sitting out his first semester, Hockenos played two seasons for St. Francis where he averaged 13.7 points in 41 games.Source: Wikipedia
Four-year, coeducational Catholic liberal arts university in Loretto, Pennsylvania
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