Everything you ever wanted to know about the State of Oregon's
past and present sports teams and athletes.

Boutin , Jim
Jim Boutin played high school basketball for Powers high school, Powers, Oregon and in the 1960 2A state tournament was an all-tournament selection and led the tournament as the top scorer and rebounder over three games with 72 points and 53 rebounds. From 1960 through 1964 he played for Portland's Lewis & Clark College where he led the team to three consecutive Northwest Conference titles from 1962 through 1964. He was a three time NAIA All-American.
His sophomore year he was third team All-American, his junior year he was first team, and his senior year he was once again a first team All-American averaging 30.2 points per game and 14.8 rebounds per game. Boutin set the single season scoring record for the school with 2,218 points for a 20.1 average and is second in career rebounds with a 1,298 total for a 13.2 per game average. After college he was selected in the 8th round of the 1964 NBA draft by the New York Knicks. After his time with the Knicks he went on to coach high school and college basketball in Oregon.