#31 Walt Scott
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HS: Madison Rochester, NY
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Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Reb Fls DQ Pts PPG RPG
1953-54 So F 17 0 - - --- - - --- - - - 62 3.6
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Walt Scott was a reserve forward for Syracuse basketball for one season. He was one of the first African American athletes to play basketball for Syracuse, with Wilmeth Sidat-Singh and Ronnie Kilpatrick preceding him.

Scott was the top sophomore reserve the one season he played for the Orangemen. He scored a career high 12 points leading the Orangemen in scoring in a 77-63 loss to Penn State.

Scott contracted tuberculosis and was ruled medically unable to play his junior season. He would never return to the basketball team.

He was the cousin of Ronnie Kilpatrick [1].

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[1] Rochester Democrat-Chronicle, January 4, 1954

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