IBCA Hall of Fame

bob Guyette2Name: Bob Guyette

Year Inducted: 1982

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
(Ottawa) Marquette High School
The University of Kentucky
 

Biography:  Bob Guyette set the career scoring and rebounding marks at (Ottawa) Marquette High School. During his three seasons of varsity play from 1968-1971 Guyette scored 2,009 and had 1,510 rebounds. As a senior he averaged 32 points and was named an all-stater, as well as being placed on the top10-player Sunkist All-American. Recruited by more than 300 colleges. Guyette was a three-year starter at Kentucky and played in the 1975 NCAA finals against UCLA. Drafted by both the Kansas City Kings and the New Jersey Nets, Guyette decided to instead play in Spain. At Barcelona for five seasons he led his team to a 205-32 record. During the 1976-1977 season Guyette averaged 34.6 points and was the leading scorer and rebounder in Spain. He was also the leading scorer and rebounder in 1975-76. He was the rebound leader in 1978-79 and 1979-80. After his playing days, Bob attended the University of Kentucky Dental School to become an  oral and maxillofacial surgeon.