- Former Rutgers basketball player Phil Sellers, the all-time leading scorer and rebounder for the Scarlet Knights, has passed away at the age of 69.
- Sellers led Rutgers to the 1976 Final Four and was named a consensus Second Team All-American.
- His contributions to Rutgers basketball are highly regarded, and his jersey number, 12, was retired by the school.
Former Rutgers basketball star Phil Sellers, known as ‘Phil the Thrill,’ passed away at the age of 69. Sellers, a consensus Second Team All-American, led the Scarlet Knights to the 1976 Final Four and remains the program’s all-time leader in points and rebounds. His No. 12 jersey was retired by Rutgers in 1988, cementing his status as one of the best players in program history. After his collegiate career, Sellers played one season in the NBA for the Detroit Pistons.
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