Bert H. "B. H." Born
(June 6, 1932 – February 3, 2013) was an American basketball center
. After graduating from Medicine Lodge High School in 1950, he played for the Kansas Jayhawks
from 1951 to 1954. In the 1951–52 season, Born was a reserve behind Clyde Lovellette
, averaging 1.6 points per game. The following season, he had 18.9 points per game for the Jayhawks as the team reached the NCAA Tournament
defeated Kansas 69–68 in the championship game, but Born won the tournament's Most Outstanding Player
award. During the final, Born scored 26 points, compiled 15 rebounds, and blocked 13 shots.