Charles W. “Tub” Bradley

Basketball, 1979-81

Charles Bradley, one of the most exciting and flamboyant athletes in University of Wyoming history, ranked as one of the best players in Western Athletic Conference history at the end of his career. Bradley guided the cowboys to the 1981 WAC title, a 24-6 record, and into the NCAA tournament, a first for Wyoming in over 15 years. A three-time first team All-WAC selection and an Academic All-American, Bradley finished his career as the second leading scorer in Cowboy history with 1,744 points and ranked second in assists with 215,. Bradley was selected in the first round of the NBA draft by the Boston Celtics and played several seasons of professional basketball. He won the 1981 Admiral Land Award as UW’s top student-athlete. He returned to his alma mater in 1986 as an assistant coach and helped Wyoming win a WAC championship and advance to the “Sweet 16″ of the NCAA tournament in 1987. To this day, Bradley ranks as one of the greatest players in WAC basketball history.

Inducted October 18, 1996

Honors and Awards

  • Three-Time All-WAC
  • Academic All-American
  • Admiral Land Award