Birthdate: April 28, 1940
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee
High School: Austin High School (Tennessee)
College: University of Cincinnati (1962)
Paul Hogue was National Player of the Year for the University of Cincinnati in 1962. He was a two time All-American in 1961 and 1962. Hogue was captain of the National NCAA Championship team and was selected MVP on his team and also was the team’s leading scorer and rebounder. Paul was the MVP of the tough Missouri Valley Conference. What else could he do? The Helms Foundation named him Player of the Year. He was chosen All-American by the following: AP, UPI, National Coaches and Converse. He was MVP of the NCAA Mid West Regionals where he scored 46 points and had 31 rebounds in two games. During the 1962 season he blocked 62 shots. Paul was MVP of the NCAA Finals in Louisville where he received 75 of 78 votes. In 1962, in addition to being MVP of the NCAA Finals and the Mid West Regionals, he was MVP of the Holiday Festival Tournament in New York. The University of Cincinnati was ranked #1 in the country in 1960 by the Associated Press Poll. After a highly successful college career he played two years professionally with New York and Baltimore. Paul Hogue died on August 17, 2009.