Larry Jeffries of Houston was a three-time All-American from 1967-1969. The 1969 team advanced to the NCAA playoffs. He also was a four-time All-Southland Conference selection, from 1966-1969. Jeffries is Trinity's all-time leading scorer, with 2,454 points, a 25.3 point-per-game average.
He was drafted by Denver of the American Basketball Association in 1969 and played with the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association during the 1969-70 season. Jeffries earned the Bachelor of Science in health and physical education in 1969.