Memphis sports legend Johnny Neumann passes away
OXFORD, Miss. — The city of Memphis lost one of its basketball legends Tuesday night.
Former Overton High star and Ole Miss standout Johnny Neumann died at the age of 68 after a lengthy illness.
Neumann led the country in scoring at just over 40 points per game as a Rebel on his way to winning SEC Player of the Year honors in 1971.
From there, Neumann turned pro and joined the ABA’s Memphis Tams.