Pam Kelly
Personal information
BornColumbia, Louisiana, U.S.
Listed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Career information
CollegeLouisiana Tech
Playing career1978–1982
Career highlights and awards
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

Pamela Kelly-Flowers, a native of Columbia, Louisiana[1] is a former American women's basketball player at Louisiana Tech University. She won two national championships for the Lady Techsters. She was named to the All-American team in 1980, 1981, and 1982, her school's only three-time All-American. Kelly won the 1982 Wade Trophy and the 1982 Honda Sports Award for basketball, awards presented annually to the best women's basketball player in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. She was enshrined as a charter member into the Louisiana Tech Athletic Hall of Fame in 1984, and her #41 jersey was retired. She was inducted in 1992 into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

She was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007.[2]

Kelly is married to Nathan Flowers Sr., and the couple has two sons. Her son John Flowers is a professional basketball player.[3]

Louisiana Tech statistics


  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% FT% RPG PPG
1979 Louisiana Tech 38 721 63.8% 56.4% 9.8 19.0
1980 Louisiana Tech 45 932 61.1% 59.4% 10.9 20.7
1981 Louisiana Tech 34 595 59.9% 60.3% 9.5 17.5
1982 Louisiana Tech 36 731 64.4% 69.2% 9.1 20.3
Career 153 2979 62.3% 61.5% 9.9 19.5

Awards and honors


  1. ^ "Pam Kelly". Retrieved 25 Sep 2015.
  2. ^ Pamela Kelly-Flowers.
  3. ^ O'Neil, Dana (December 29, 2010). "Mom's lessons pay off for John Flowers". ESPN. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  4. ^ "Women's Basketball Finest" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-10-02.
  5. ^ "PAST HONDA SPORTS AWARD WINNERS FOR BASKETBALL". THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards Program. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  6. ^ Times-Picayune, James Summerlin, NOLA com | The (August 2014). "Louisiana Tech's Pam Kelly-Flowers is No. 21 on Louisiana's list of all-time top 51 athletes". Retrieved 2020-03-30.((cite web)): CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  7. ^ "The Wade Trophy". Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Retrieved 30 Jun 2014.