#20 Ross Kindel
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6'2"   Guard
HS: Roselle Roselle, NJ
Born:  
Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Asst Reb Fls DQ TO ST BS Pts PPG APG RPG
1974-75 Fr G 25 1 54 131 41.2% 25 34 73.5% 79 36 35 0 -- -- -- 135 5.3 3.2 1.4
1975-76 So G
29
24
87
209
41.6%
51
70
72.9%
96
66
59
1
69
19
0
225
7.8
3.3
2.3
1976-77 Jr G
30
7
66
166
39.8%
45
61
73.8%
92
64
49
0
--
--
--
177
5.6
3.1
2.1
1977-78 Sr G 28 28 79 171 46.2% 46 54 85.2% 73 38 42 0 -- -- -- 204 7.3 2.6 1.4
Career    
112
60
286
677
42.2%
167
219
76.3%
340
204
143
0
+69 +19 +0
739
6.2
3.0
1.8

Ross Kindel was a guard for Syracuse basketball for four seasons. Kindel was a good ballhandler, who played both guard positions. He was not an exceptional scorer, but he was a good free throw shooter.

Kindel was the top reserve freshman on the 1974-1975 Final Four team averaging 5.3 ppg. He played behind veterans Jimmy Lee, Jimmy Williams and Kevin King that year. With the graduation of Lee, Kindel would move into the starting lineup his sophomore year. King had started the year starting, but Kindel would replace him in mid December, as coach Roy Danforth liked his poise on the court.

Kindel was a starter at the beginning of his junior year. However, Syracuse was struggling to score from the perimeter, and coach Jim Boeheim moved senior Larry Kelley into the starting lineup. Kindel would come off the bench a few games later with a season high 20 points in a loss against Maryland.

Kindel would re-emerge as the starting point guard his senior year with the graduation of both Williams and Kelley. Kindel, sophomore Hal Cohen, and freshmen Eddie Moss and Marty Headd would all share time at guard that year. Kindel would score a career high 23 points in a win over New Mexico. His senior year was successful, though it ended on a disappointing note as he was held scoreless in both postseason tournament games.

Kindel would pursue a career in accounting upon graduating from Syracuse. He would set up his own CPA firm Kindel & Kosberg based out of the Los Angeles area.

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