Rebounding Records

Most Rebounds

Career 1,511 Ralph Sampson 1980-83
Season 386 Ralph Sampson 1982-83
Sr. 386 Ralph Sampson 1982-83
Jr. 366 Ralph Sampson 1981-82
Soph. 378 Ralph Sampson 1980-81
Fr. 381 Ralph Sampson 1979-80
Game 25 Bob Mortell vs. Washington & Lee Feb. 27, 1960
Sr. 25 Bob Mortell vs. Washington & Lee Feb. 27, 1960
Jr. 22 Norm Carmichael vs. Richmond Jan. 3, 1968
Soph. 19 Ralph Sampson vs. Virginia Tech Jan. 3, 1981
Fr. 22 Ralph Sampson vs. Old Dominion Dec. 29, 1979

Highest Rebounding Avg.

Career 11.4 Ralph Sampson 1980-83
Season 14.6 Bob Mortell 1959-60
Sr. 14.6 Bob Mortell 1959-60
Jr. 12.0 Norm Carmichael 1967-68
Soph. 11.5 Ralph Sampson 1980-81
Fr. 11.2 Ralph Sampson 1979-80

Most Offensive Rebounds*

Career 381 Travis Watson 2000-03
Season 121 Bryant Stith 1988-89
Game 10 Matt Blundin vs. Clemson Jan. 9, 1990
Bryant Stith vs. G. Tech March 13, 1992
Travis Watson vs. Maryland Jan. 31, 2002
Mike Scott vs. VMI Nov. 16, 2008

*Offensive rebounds were not kept before the 1986-87 season.


Career Rebounding Leaders

Player Season Rebounds
1. Ralph Sampson 1980-83 1,511
2. Travis Watson 2000-03 1,115
3. Mike Scott 2008-12 944
4. Junior Burrough 1992-95 929
5. Bryant Stith 1989-92 859
6. Steve Castellan 1976-79 799
7. Akil Mitchell 2011-14 798
8. Ted Jeffries 1990-93 787
9. Chris Williams 1999-02 786
10. Norman Nolan 1995-98 765

Career Rebounding Average Leaders

Player Season G-Rebs Avg.
1. Ralph Sampson 1980-83 132-1,511 11.4
2. Herb Busch 1957-59 58-556 9.6
Scott McCandlish 1970-72 79-761 9.6
4. Travis Watson 2000-03 119-1,115 9.4
5. Gus Gerard 1973-74 52-481 9.3
6. Norm Carmichael 1967-69 70-622 8.9
7. Mike Wilkes 1968-69,71 58-507 8.7
8. Gene Engel 1961-63 73-612 8.4
9. Bob Mortell 1958-60 72-600 8.3
10. Chip Conner 1962-64 68-551 8.1

Season Rebounding Leaders

PlayerSeasonRebounds

1. Ralph Sampson 1982-83 386
2. Ralph Sampson 1979-80 381
3. Ralph Sampson 1980-81 378
4. Ralph Sampson 1981-82 366
5. Bob Mortell 1959-60 350
6. Travis Watson 2002-03 321
7. Akil Mitchell 2012-13 312
8. Norm Carmichael 1967-68 300
9. Junior Burrough 1994-95 295
10. Bill Gerry 1969-70 277

Season Rebounding Average Leaders

Player Season G-Rebs Avg.
1. Bob Mortell 1959-60 24-350 14.6
2. Norm Carmichael 1967-68 25-300 12.0
3. Ralph Sampson 1982-83 33-386 11.7
4. Ralph Sampson 1980-81 33-378 11.5
5. Ralph Sampson 1981-82 32-366 11.4
6. John Gidding 1968-69 24-268 11.2
Ralph Sampson 1979-80 34-381 11.2
8. Bill Gerry 1969-70 25-277 11.1
9. Mike Wilkes 1967-68 25-276 11.0
10. Travis Watson 2002-03 31-321 10.4

Single Game Rebound Leaders

Name Opponent Date Rebounds
1. Bob Mortell Washington & Lee Feb. 27, 1960 25
2. Bob Mortell VMI Jan. 6, 1960 24
3. Gene Engel VMI Dec. 30, 1960 23
4. Bob Mortell South Carolina Feb. 5, 1960 22
Norm Carmichael Richmond Jan. 3, 1968 22
John Gidding George Washington Dec. 7, 1968 22
Ralph Sampson Old Dominion Dec. 29, 1979 22
8. Ralph Sampson Virginia Tech Jan. 14, 1980 21
Ralph Sampson Virginia Tech Feb. 6, 1982 21
Ralph Sampson Alabama-Birmingham March 18, 1982 21
Ralph Sampson N.C. State Jan. 12, 1983 21

Rebound Leaders By Season

Year Player Rebounds
1953-54 Charles Gamble 192
1954-55 Jerry Cooper 215
1955-56 Austin Pearre 197
1956-57 Jerry Cooper 168
1957-58 Herb Busch 232
1958-59 Herb Busch 227
1959-60 Bob Mortell (led ACC) 350
1960-61 Gene Engel 242
1961-62 Chip Conner 212
1962-63 Mac Caldwell 206
1963-64 Mac Caldwell 193
1964-65 Mac Caldwell 155
1965-66 John Naponick 140
1966-67 Buddy Reams 223
1967-68 Norm Carmichael 300
1968-69 John Gidding 268
1969-70 Bill Gerry 277
1970-71 Scott McCandlish 258
1971-72 Scott McCandlish 264
1972-73 Gus Gerard 206
1973-74 Gus Gerard 275
1974-75 Marc Iavaroni 198
1975-76 Wally Walker 203
1976-77 Steve Castellan 219
1977-78 Steve Castellan 221
1978-79 Steve Castellan 207
1979-80 Ralph Sampson (led ACC) 381
1980-81 Ralph Sampson 378
1981-82 Ralph Sampson (led ACC) 366
1982-83 Ralph Sampson (led ACC) 386
1983-84 Kenton Edelin 185
1984-85 Olden Polynice 243
1985-86 Olden Polynice 240
1986-87 Andrew Kennedy 232
1987-88 Bill Batts 198
1988-89 Brent Dabbs 240
1989-90 Kenny Turner 224
1990-91 Kenny Turner 245
1991-92 Ted Jeffries 234
1992-93 Ted Jeffries 248
1993-94 Junior Burrough 218
1994-95 Junior Burrough 295
1995-96 Norman Nolan 189
1996-97 Norman Nolan 228
1997-98 Norman Nolan 276
1998-99 Chris Williams 226
1999-00 Travis Watson 258
2000-01 Travis Watson 264
2001-02 Travis Watson (led ACC) 272
2002-03 Travis Watson (led ACC) 321
2003-04 Elton Brown 195
2004-05 Elton Brown 236
2005-06 Jason Cain 229
2006-07 Jason Cain 202
2007-08 Adrian Joseph 189
2008-09 Mike Scott 208
2009-10 Mike Scott 201
2010-11 Assane Sene 171
2011-12 Mike Scott 265
2012-13 Akil Mitchell 312
2013-14 Akil Mitchell 259

20-Rebound Games

Name Career 20-reb Games
1. Ralph Sampson (1980-83) 7
2. Bob Mortell (1958-60) 4
3. Herb Busch (1957-59) 2

15-Rebound Games

Ralph Sampson (27)
22 vs. Old Dominion 12/29/79
21 vs. Virginia Tech 1/14/80
21 vs. Virginia Tech 2/6/82
21 vs. UAB 3/18/82
21 vs. N.C. State 1/12/83
20 vs. Pennsylvania 1/16/80
20 vs. Wake Forest 2/24/82
19 vs. Virginia Tech 1/3/81
19 vs. North Carolina 1/9/82
18 vs. Clemson 2/28/80
18 vs. Wagner 2/5/81
17 vs. Duke 12/12/80
17 vs. Utah 12/19/82
17 vs. Chaminade 12/23/82
16 vs. Ohio State 1/25/81
16 vs. George Mason 11/29/81
16 vs. BYU-Hawaii 12/21/81
16 vs. Georgetown 12/11/82
16 vs. George Washington 1/26/83
16 vs. N.C. State 2/27/83
15 vs. UNLV 3/17/80
15 vs. Minnesota 3/19/80
15 vs. Baltimore 12/22/80
15 vs. George Washington 1/21/81
15 vs. Wake Forest 1/28/81
15 vs. Old Dominion 12/30/82
15 vs. Maryland 1/8/83
 
Travis Watson (12)
20 vs. Wofford 1/2/03
17 vs. Wake Forest 1/15/02
16 vs. Duke 1/5/00
16 vs. UMBC 12/23/00
16 vs. Florida State 1/29/03
15 vs. N.C. State 1/12/00
15 vs. Rutgers 12/23/01
15 vs. Florida State 1/20/02
15 vs. Liberty 12/30/02
15 vs. North Carolina 2/12/03
15 vs. Georgia Tech 3/5/03
15 vs. Maryland 3/9/03
 
Bob Mortell (10)
25 vs. Washington & Lee 2/27/60
24 vs. VMI 1/6/60
22 vs. South Carolina 2/5/60
20 vs.Washington & Lee 1/13/59
19 vs. South Carolina 1/9/60
18 vs. VMI 2/12/59
18 vs. Clemson 2/6/60
15 vs. Richmond 12/5/59
15 vs. N.C. State 1/5/60
15 vs. Navy 2/20/60
 
Mike Wilkes (9)
19 vs. Duke 2/1/68
17 vs. Virginia Tech 1/6/68
17 vs. Pittsburgh 2/17/68
17 vs. Maryland 2/28/68
16 vs. Navy 2/3/68
16 vs. South Carolina 12/14/68
16 vs. Richmond 12/20/68
15 vs. South Carolina 3/7/68
15 vs. Clemson 1/11/69
 
Scott McCandlish (8)
17 vs. Washington & Lee 12/1/71
16 vs. Wake Forest 3/9/72
15 vs. William & Mary 12/20/69
15 vs. Virginia Tech 1/7/70
15 vs. N.C. State 2/7/70
15 vs. North Carolina 3/5/70
15 vs. Navy 12/9/70
15 vs. Wake Forest 1/3/72
 
Herb Busch (6)
20 vs. Clemson 2/14/58
20 vs. South Carolina 2/28/59
17 vs. Maryland 3/7/57
17 vs. Clemson 2/14/59
16 vs. Maryland 2/12/57
15 vs. North Carolina 2/25/59
 
Norm Carmichael (6)
22 vs. Richmond 1/3/68
16 vs. NYU 12/16/67
15 vs. Yale 12/18/67
15 vs. Pittsburgh 2/17/68
15 vs. Maryland 2/28/68
15 vs. Wake Forest 3/1/69

Other 15-Rebounders:
(5): Mike Scott
(4):Gene Engel, Bill Gerry
(3): Jason Cain, Gus Gerard, John Gidding, Marc Iavaroni, Norman Nolan, John Siewers
(2): Yuri Barnes, Junior Burrough, Mac Caldwell, Chip Conner, Otis Fulton, Ted Jeffries, Rich Katstra, Akil Mitchell, Bryant Stith, Wally Walker
(1): Bill Batts, Matt Blundin, Elton Brown, Chip Case, Steve Castellan, Adam Hall, John Hill, Adrian Joseph, Mike Katos, Mel Kennedy, J.C. Mathis, John Naponick, Olden Polynice, Craig Robinson, Jerry Sanders, John Schroeder, Assane Sene, Kenny Turner, Chris Williams, Jason Williford