David Tamulevich
Induction Year: 2006
Class of: 1974
Sports: Basketball

David Tamulevich, 1974. One of only five players in the history of the USM men’s basketball program to score more than 1,000 points and grab 800 rebounds, David Tamulevich played four seasons, two for Gorham State College and two for the University of Maine Portland-Gorham. Tamulevich played his first two seasons for legendary coach Richard “Doc” Costello and one each under Dick Sturgeon and Joey Bouchard. In 95 career games, he scored 1,268 points and grabbed 805 rebounds, and presently ranks 14th in points scored and fifth in rebounds. He shot .453 percent from the floor and .716 from the foul line during his career. In his rookie season, Tamulevich averaged a career best 17.3 points and 9.0 rebounds a game to help GSC post a 13-11 record. In the final GSC season before the merger of GSC and University of Maine Portland, he contributed 13.7 points and a career-high 9.7 rebounds per game in a 16-12 campaign. During the 1971-72 season under Coach Sturgeon, Tamulevich averaged 11.2 points and 7.0 rebounds, and scored his 1,000 point on February 12, 1972 against Nasson College. After missing the 1972-73 season, Tamulevich returned in the 1973-74 season to average 10.6 points and 7.8 rebounds playing for Coach Bouchard.