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On this Date 1918 - HOF Belus Smawley Born

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 03/20/20, 8:45AM EDT

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On this day in history, Belus Smawley was born in Ellenboro, NC.

March 20, 1918 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Belus Smawley was born in Ellenboro, NC. A basketball all-American at Appalachian, he wound up playing several years of professional basketball and also served as head coach at his alma mater and at what is now UNC-Pembroke.  He joined the NCSHOF in 1992.

Belus Smawley - NCSHOF

Belus Smawley - Wikipedia