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Gregory Peck Hyder (Greg) is an American former professional basketball player. He was born on June 21, 1948. He grew up in Victorville, California and with his brother, Jerry, attended Victor Valley High School, where they excelled under future SCIBCA Hall of Fame coach, Ollie Butler[1].

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College career

After graduation, he attended Eastern New Mexico University from 1966 to 1970. His brother, Jerry Hyder, followed and attended Eastern New Mexico University from 1967 to 1971. Together, in 1969, they led the Greyhounds to a 23-7 record and the school's only NAIA Basketball Championships[2][3]. The following year, during the 1970 NAIA Championships Tournament, Greg was the leading rebounder throughout the tournament with 65 rebounds through 5 games and was named the Chuck Taylor Most Valuable Player[4] . He was an NAIA All Amercian First Team Selection[5] for the 1970 season. The Greyhounds finished Third in the 1970 NAIA Basketball Championships. Upon graduation in 1970, he set numerous school records for basketball, including being the school’s all time leading scorer and rebounder.

-Most Career Points: 2,278 (1966-1970)
-Most Points in a Season: 711 (31 Games) (1969-1970)
-Most Field Goals Made in a Season: 305 (1969-1970)
-Most Field Goals Made in a Career: 935 (1966-1970)
-Most Field Goals Attempted in a Season: 554 (1968-1969)
-Most Field Goals Attempted in a Career: 1765 (1966-1970)
-Most Rebounds in a Game: 30 vs. Fort Lewis on Mar 5, 1968
-Most Rebounds in a Season: 404 (1968-1969)
-Most Rebounds in a Career: 1,445
-Career Rebounding Average: 12.4 Rebounds per game.

His brother, Jerry Hyder, finished his college career at Eastern New Mexico University as the 7th leading scorer in school's history with 1,316 points and currently stands 10th all time. The 1969 Championship team also fielded Jim Guymon (1967-1971), who graduated as the 5th all time scorer in school's history with 1,530 and currently ranks 7th[6].

NBA career

Following his senior season in 1970, Greg was drafted by the Cincinnati Royals of the NBA in the third round and played one season[7].

Brother Jerry was drafted by the Denver Rockets of the ABA in 1971. He never played professional basketball in the ABA or the NBA[8].

Career stats

Year Age Team League Games Min Pts PPG FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP TRB RPG RPG AST APG PF
1970-71 22 CIN NBA 77 1359 417 5.4 183 409 .447 51 71 .718 332 409 4.3 48 0.6 187

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