September 6, 1941|
January 31, 2016 74) (aged|
Fort Wayne, Indiana
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school||Central Catholic (Fort Wayne, Indiana)|
|NBA draft||1964 / Round: 8 / Pick: 65th overall|
|Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers|
|Career highlights and awards|
Pelkington was one of the best rebounders of his era. During his senior year, he led the nation in rebounds per game at 21.8. His 16.6 career average is still the highest in school history.
- "2009–10 NCAA Men's Basketball Records" (PDF). 2009–10 NCAA Men's Basketball Media Guide. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2009. Retrieved 15 November 2010.
- Jones, Todd (17 January 1996). "The Best of Xavier and UC: Dream Teams Byron Larkin Greatest of Musketeers". highbeam.com. The Cincinnati Post. Retrieved 15 November 2010.
- "Luther Rackley Profile". goxavier.com. Retrieved 2010-11-15.
- Robert (Bob) V. Pelkington, Sr.