Ed Conlin Inducted in 2003

Player Inducted in 2003
Ed Conlin Ed Conlin, Inducted into the NYC Hall of Fame in 2003
Photo credit: (Fordham University)
Edward James Conlin (September 2, 1933 – September 21, 2012) a Brooklyn native attended  Fordham University (1951-55). In 1955 he was selected in the 1st round 5th overall pick by the Syracuse Nationals (1955-59). He later played for the Detroit Pistons (1959-60), and the Philadelphia Warriors (1960-62). Conlin later coached at Fordham, as an assistant coach under legendary Fordham head coach John Bach from 1967-68 and then he took over as head coach for the 1968-1969 and 1969-70 seasons.

Career highlights First-team All-American (1955), Second-team All-American – NEA (1955), Third-team All-American – Look (1954), Third-team All-American – Collier's (1955), 2× Haggerty Award winner (1954, 1955), NCAA season rebounds leader (1953), and No. 11 retired by Fordham Rams.