Lanier Sr. made sure “The Dobber” didn’t leave school early

Lanier Sr. made sure “The Dobber” didn’t leave school early

Lanier was fresh off averaging 27.3 points and 15.6 rebounds per game as a junior. If he weren’t playing at the same time as “Pistol” Pete Maravich, the most prolific scorer in college basketball history, and Lew Alcindor, the most decorated winner in college basketball history, he may have been the most sought-after amateur player.