Bulldog Hall of Fame
Clarence Carlisle Clarence Carlisle
Men's Basketball, 1969-73

A Grand Rapids native, Carlisle tallied 1,910 points and 428 rebounds during his Bulldog men's basketball career from 1969-73. The four-time NAIA All-District 23 selection currently remains the program's third all-time leading scorer and is second with 784 made field goals along with sixth in free throws (342). His 557 points in 1970-71 ranks as Ferris' 10th-best single-season figure while his 226 field goals in 1972-73 continues to be listed sixth on the school's seasonal leaders list. He posted Ferris' third-best scoring average (17.1 ppg) for a freshman in his initial season (1969-70) under legendary head coach Jim Wink. Carlisle led the Bulldogs in scoring as a freshman before teaming with eventual school scoring champion Dennis Johnson his final three campaigns. The Bulldogs lost two home games or fewer all four of his seasons at the Old Jim Wink Arena and were a perfect 12-0 at home his senior campaign (1972-73). Ferris won 17 or more games all four seasons and recorded a 26-4 overall record while claiming the school's first Great Lakes Conference championship in 1972-73. The Bulldogs also won 20 games (20-8) during Carlisle's sophomore season.

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