|Dr. Tucker was a pioneer in Stanford athletic history, breaking the color barrier as the Cardinal's first African-American scholar-athlete. He played two seasons on the men's basketball team, leading the team in scoring both in 1950-51 and also in 1951-52. He's one of five Stanford players to lead the conference in scoring. He became the third Stanford basketball player to record 400 points in a season and was the school's sixth-leading scorer when he graduated. Tucker, a transfer from Compton Junior College, ranks thirteenth on the all-time list with his 15.8 points per game. At the time, only Hank Luisetti had a better career average.