Ed Beck

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Edward Paul Beck (June 28, 1936 – October 16, 2019) was an American college basketball player. He was best known as the starting center and team captain of the "Fiddlin' Five," the University of Kentucky's 1958 NCAA championship team.

Beck finished his college career with 459 points scored (5.6 per game) and 783 rebounds (10.0 per game) in 78 total games.[1]

Beck died on October 16, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 83.[2]

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  1. "Ed Beck College Stats". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
  2. Ed Beck, part of Kentucky's 1958 NCAA title team, dies at 83

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