William and Mary Hall of Famer Bill Chambers died at age 86 July 11 in Alabama. Chambers was an All-American basketball player for the Tribe and was the coach from 1957-66.
Chambers, who was inducted into the Tribe Athletics Hall of Fame in 1973, was a two-time All-Southern Conference selection and still ranks second in school history in rebounds (1,270) and 11th in scoring (1,456).
He holds the NCAA record for rebounds in a game, pulling down 51 against Virginia on Feb. 14, 1953.
His No. 32 is one of five men's numbers retired at W&M, and he was an NBA draft pick of the Minneapolis Lakers in 1953.
Chambers returned to W&M as the program's head coach in...