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Jon Thomas Sundvold

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
1. Jon Thomas Sundvold Marker
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Born July 2, 1961
Son of Robert & Rachel (Quien) Sundvold
Married to Tamara Gilmore, June 28, 1986
Father to Wilson, Caroline, Anna Kate

1979 graduate of Blue Springs High School
6-foot-2 guard scored 2,157 points for Blue Springs basketball
Averaged 7.17 assists per game - still top 10 in state history
Twice selected to the All-State Basketball team
Signed national letter to play for Missouri Sports Legend Norm Stewart
Scored 1,597 points for Mizzou Tigers basketball, 1979-1983
One of only two players to lead Mizzou to four Big 8 Conference titles
Guided Mizzou to 100-28 record in his four seasons
Twice voted to the All-Big 8 Conference team
Won silver medal with 1982 USA Men's World Championship team
Named NCAA first team All-American as a senior, 1983
1983 graduate of University of Missouri Business School
Selected 16th overall by Seattle Supersonics in 1983 NBA draft
Played nine NBA seasons for Supersonics, San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat
Scored 3,866 points and 1,469 assists in his 502 NBA games
Set NBA 3-point percentage
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By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
2. Jon Thomas Sundvold Marker
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record (52.2) for Heat, 1988-1989
Inducted into Mizzou Athletics Hall of Fame, 1990
Founded Sundvold Capital Management, 1997
College basketball analyst for ESPN, CBS and Mizzou Sports Network
Inducted into National High School Hall of Fame, 2006
Inducted into Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, 2012

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
November 2015

 
Erected 2015 by Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is June 28, 1986.
 
Location. 37° 7.244′ N, 93° 13.012′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker can be reached from East Stan Musial Drive south of U.S. 60. Marker is outside the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3861 E Stan Musial Dr, Springfield MO 65809, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jerry Hughes (here, next to this marker); Dr. Mary Jo Wynn (here, next to this marker); Coach Norm Stewart (here, next to this marker); Cheryl Burnett (here, next to this marker); William L. (Bill) Rowe (here, next to this marker); Edwin T. "Ned" Reynolds (here, next to this marker); Gene Verlon Bess (a few steps from this marker); Anthony "Tony" La Russa (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
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Jon Thomas Sundvold Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
3. Jon Thomas Sundvold Marker
Marker is behind the Norm Stewart statue (bust is obscured)
 Jon Sundvold on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 17, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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