Marzzulles Wilson

1999 Greater Flint Afro-American Hall of Fame Inductee


Parents: Margret and Marzzulles Wilson, Sr.
Wife: Elgene
Daughters: Melinda, Martina, Mirage
Son: Marty

Marzzulles grew up in Columbus, Ohio. His basketball career started in junior high school, where he made the All Junior High All Star Team at Champion Junior High School. He received 12 of 13 votes to make the Columbus All Conference Junior High School Team. Marzzulles finished first in individual scoring, with a total of 272 points scored. He started on the varsity his first year at East High and made a sudden death shot to beat undefeated North High while on the way to wining the district championship in 1959.

Marzzulles came to Flint his senior year in 1959, and started at guard for Flint Central. A few of his teammates included Keith Richardson Bates and Dale Lucas.

After graduating from Central High, Marzzulles went on to play Junior College ball. He scored 71 points in five games and averaged 19.5 in seven league games. He was selected to the Michigan Junior College All Conference First Team. He led Flint Junior College in scoring with 360 points in 19 games and a 18.9 average.

Marzzulles was also selected to the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XII All Star Team.

Marzzulles you have made your mark in Flint’s sports history.